15 SEPTEMBER

WINSTON CHURCHILL WITNESSES THE DESTRUCTION OF AN ENTIRE VALLEY OF VILLAGES

[ 15 September 1897 ]

On 15 September 1897, Lieutenant Winston S. Churchill, who was temporarily freelancing as a war correspondent, joined a punitive British military expedition, under Major General Sir Bindon Blood, as it began to move against the Mamunds of the Watelai Valley on India’s North West Frontier.

IRAQI HOTEL RECEPTIONIST TORTURED TO DEATH BY BRITISH TROOPS IN BASRA

[ 15 September 2003 ]

On 15 September 2003, Baha Mousa, a hotel receptionist, was kicked, beaten and tortured to death by British troops in the Iraqi city of Basra.  He was one of a group of ten innocent civilians, who were subjected to appalling brutality. 

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