JULY

ROGUE NATION –

1000 FORGOTTEN ANNIVERSARIES THAT SHAME BRITAIN –

[ click on date for more details ]

1 JULY

1920 – Churchill urges the RAF to bomb Irish rebels

1948 – Malay democracy activist detained without trial for seven years

1962 – ‘Heartbreak day for the unwanted’ under new racist regulations

2 JULY

1768 – Slave roasted alive – his wife hung – just another day in colonial Jamaica

3 JULY

1937 – Winston Churchill praises Mussolini and Fascism

1972 – British army allows protestant paramilitaries to patrol alongside them

4 JULY

1879 – Redcoats slaughter Zulu wounded and burn down city of Ulundi

1938 – British officials should not criticize the Nazi persecution of the Jews

5 JULY

6 JULY

1944 – Churchill urges poison gas attacks on German cities

1966 – A Yemeni civil servant’s brief encounter with Britain’s Guantanamo

2018 – The law should protect our crimes but not theirs

7 JULY

1763 – General authorises use of smallpox to kill Native Americans

1937 – Peel Commission backs the expulsion of Arabs from their land

1967 – ‘Defensive’ weapons for Nigeria’s Junta to slaughter Biafrans

1975 – Foreign Office warned not to disclose compromising data on Ulster

1976  – Minister rules out sanctions against South Africa

8 JULY

1805 – Australian aborigines not legally entitled to the right of a fair trial

9 JULY

1972 – Army snipers kill five in West Belfast including three children and a priest

1972 – Armoured car rams furniture van to stop Catholics moving into homes

1972 – British army’s double standards in Portadown

10 JULY

1922 – The RAF drop 400 gallons of petrol and incendiaries on a Kurdish town

1933 – The Daily Mail on the “minor misdeeds of individual Nazis”

11 JULY

1596 – Queen Elizabeth – ‘too many blackmoors’

1882 – British fleet bombards Alexandria, killing hundreds

12 JULY

1857 – After defeating Indian rebels, British troops take no prisoners

13 JULY

1781 – General’s plan to use African Americans to spread smallpox

1955 – Minister admits R.A.F. bombed Yemeni villages for non-payment of fines

14 JULY

1953 – Suspect insurgent hung despite evidence of torture induced confession

1971 – Ugandan dictator Idi Amin guest of honour at Buckingham Palace

2006 – Britain blocks calls for a ceasefire as Israel invades Lebanon

15 JULY

1988 – Margaret Thatcher refuses to discuss Nelson Mandela’s release

1935 – The Daily Mail praises Mussolini’s threat to invade Ethiopia

16 JULY

1750 – 300 lashes ‘for his many crimes and negligences”

1919 – ‘Hideous spectacle’ of ‘a negro in khaki with a white woman’

17 JULY

1846 – British Treasury orders halt in relief to famine struck Irish peasants

1990 – British company helps equip Saddam Hussein’s military

18 JULY

2003 – Iraq weapons expert John Kelly found dead after “sexed up” dossier leak

19 JULY

1919 – Black soldiers excluded from the First World War victory celebrations.

1947 – British linked to assassination of Aung San – ‘father of modern Myanmar’

1970 – Massive oil blow out poisons Nigerian farmland

20 JULY

1901 – General’s request to deport Boer women to remote island ‘impractical’

21 JULY

1964 – Douglas-Home lies about British backed terror operations in Yemen

22 JULY

1958 – British army detains hundreds of Greek Cypriots without trial

23 JULY

1945 – Churchill jubilant at the possibility of nuclear attack on Russian cities

1970 – Shell pressures Britain to back coup in Oman

2002 – MI6 head explains need to deceive the public over Iraq WMD

2018 – UK admits its personnel has access to Saudi targeting rooms

24 JULY

2019 – Nigerian victims of Shell granted UK Supreme Court hearing

25 JULY

1943 – The first RAF fire bombing raid on Hamburg kills thousands

1946 – British commander orders troops to ‘show contempt for Jews

2018 – Boris Johnson admits U.K. not opposed to illegal drone strikes

26 JULY

1575 – Hundreds of women and children slaughtered on Rathlin Island

1848 – The Times – Lazy and perfidious Irish famine victims abuse our charity

1914 – British troops open fire on Dublin crowd after children throw orange peel

27 JULY

1796 – Genocide on St. Vincent – ‘The savages will be starved into compliance’ 

28 JULY

1933 – Cabinet approves sale of advanced aero engines to Nazi Germany

1943 – RAF fire bombing destroys Hamburg, killing over 18,000

29 JULY

1848 – Martial law declared in Ceylon – 200 shot dead or hung

30 JULY

1996 – Women damaging ground attack aircraft were preventing a greater crime

31 JULY

1938 – The Observer warns against accepting Jewish refugees

1947 – British army sprays Tel Aviv’s streets with machine gun fire killing five

1986 – T.R.G. belatedly opposes pro-apartheid policies, for business reasons

2005 – UK forces turning a blind eye to murder in Basra

2018 – Government attempts to hide denying refugee children their rights

2018 – Foreign Office – Better to ally with war criminals