British Genocides - No Apologies from the Fascist Empire and No Prosecutions of the Imperial Operatives
NORTH AMERICA: Using
Smallpox to Eradicate the Natives
Speaking of the period 1754-67, Dr. Henderson, former Director of
the WHO smallpox eradication program writes, "British soldiers distributed
blankets that had been used by smallpox patients with the intent of
initiating outbreaks among American Indians. Epidemics occurred, killing
more than 50% of many affected tribes."
NORTH AMERICA: Biological Warfare against Soldiers and Civilians
During the American Revolution, the British army used infected civilians
and soldiers - particularly black soldiers serving the loyalist cause
in exchange for promises of freedom - to spread smallpox among the
vulnerable American citizenry.
AUSTRALIA: Barbarism in Tasmania
The first British colonists arrived there in 1803 - 24 prisoners,
8 soldiers and a dozen volunteers. The following year the killings
began. The first massacre was by escaped prisoners - they randomly
killed the natives and raped their women. The more sadistic killers
chopped off the head and asked his wife to carry it round her neck...In
1829, prisoners were sent out to hunt down the natives and a £5 reward
was offered for every native caught...In 1830, a chain of 5000 soldiers
set out to corner all the natives into a small space. For several
weeks the chain moved across the whole island. In the end just 300
KENYA: The Mau Mau Uprising
"Dramatic evidence has unearthed such systematic British brutality
in the former colony of Kenya that it may require the rewriting of
imperial history. Hitherto secret files show that the then colonial
secretary, Alan Lennox Boyd, sanctioned a policy of violence towards
interned guerrilla suspects...The scale of suffering & death was far
higher than previously thought and the Kikuyu death toll could have
been as high as 50,000 [for some 35 European deaths]". John Nottingham,
a district colonial officer at the time who stayed on in Kenya said:
"What went on in the Kenya camps & the villages was brutal, savage
torture...I feel ashamed to have come from a Britain that did what
BENGAL, INDIA: Bengal Famine
The British colonial masters used hunger and starvation as tools which
lasted for about eighteen decades which claimed about 30 million victims.
Bengal had 30 or 40 famines during 182 years of British rule in Bengal.
The last big famine in Bengal occurred between 1942 and 1945. At least
four million people died during these three years and the famine deaths
were caused by British policies.
INDIA: British Indian Holocaust
1.8 billion excess deaths, 1757-1947; 10 million killed in post-1857
Indian Mutiny reprisals; 1 million starved, 1895-1897 Indian Famine;
6-9 million starved, 1899-1900 Indian Famine.
IRELAND: Irish Potato Famine
The British caused the genocide of 2 million out of 8 million Irish
subjects in four years. When it was "over," the British officials
directly in charge of "Irish famine relief," particularly acting Treasury
Minister Sir Charles Trevelyan, congratulated themselves and were
decorated as Queen Victoria made her gala 1848 visit to Ireland.
SOUTH AFRICA: Boer (Afrikaaner) Genocide
28,000 Afrikaaner women and children died in British concentration
IRAQ: British Suppression of the Arab
Revolt in Iraq
British invaded in 1914. Bombing of Kurds using poison gas in the
INDONESIA: A Million Deaths
Bloodbath in Indonesia begins as army moves against supporters of
Indonesian Communist Party, reaching around a million deaths. Declassified
documents show Britain aids the Indonesian army in conducting the
slaughter through covert operations and secret messages of support.
OMAN: Military Intervention by the British
SAS fights covert war and RAF conducts wide-spread bombing of villages
NORTH YEMEN: Dirty British War
In 1962, MI6 and SAS begin covert operation in North Yemen that eventually
involves providing arms, funding and logistical support to royalist
rebels in dirty war against pro-Egyptian republican forces. Around
200,000 die in the war.
AFRICA: Gukurahundi Massacres
Britain was behind the 1980s massacres that left nearly 30,000 innocent
civilians from Matabeleland and the Midlands dead.