27 MARCH

THE DAILY TELEGRAPH – REPORTS OF ATROCITIES IN NAZI GERMANY ARE ‘EXAGGERATED’

Nazi SA militia enforce a boycott of a Jewish department store in Berlin in 1933 –
 Georg Pahl – German Federal Archives – CC-BY-SA 3.0 – via Wikimedia.

[ 27 March 1933 ]

Today in 1933, the Daily Telegraph, claimed that the peak of Nazi persecution against the Jews was now over and that ‘even if isolated outrages continue to occur, there is no further official connivance or police toleration.’ The paper also maintained that reports of ‘Jewish atrocities’ had been ‘exaggerated as atrocity stories always are’ and cautioned the government against taking any sort of political action. ‘If the persecution has been damped down,’ it reasoned, ‘wisdom surely counsels the strictest moderation.’1

HAROLD WILSON LIES TO COVER UP BRITISH COMPLICITY IN BIAFRAN WAR CRIMES

On 27 March 1969, British prime minister Harold Wilson lied in an interview, to cover up the huge scale of British arms exports to the Federal Military Government of Nigeria which was waging a brutal siege and war of genocide against Biafra causing over two million deaths from famine.

FOOTNOTES

  1. “Jews in Germany,” the Daily Telegraph, 27 March 1933 p. 10
  2. Colin Campbell, “Starvation Was The Policy“, New York Times, 29 March 1987
  3. Mark Curtis, Unpeople: Britain’s Secret Human Rights Abuses, Vintage, London, 2004, p. 181.

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