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Should Cameron have apologised for the Amritsar massacre?

The British prime minister paid his respects to victims of one the bloodiest massacres of Britain's colonial history, the shooting of hundreds of protesters in India in 1919.

The British prime minister became the first to pay his respects to victims of one the bloodiest massacres of Britain's colonial history - the shooting of hundreds of protesters in Amritsar, India in 1919. Should colonial powers apologise for their past mistakes? Is there an element of opportunism or convenience in a late apology like this as some commentators are saying? We get reaction from around the world.

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