MARCH

ROGUE NATION –

1001 FORGOTTEN ANNIVERSARIES THAT SHAME BRITAIN –

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1 MARCH

1933 – The Telegraph backs Hitler’s murderous clampdown on opponents.

1981 – Bobby Sands starts his hunger strike

2 MARCH

1939 – Britain requests Nazi Germany to clamp down on Jewish refugees

1947 – Martial law imposed on Palestine’s Jewish population

1968 – Law to stop Kenyan Asians with British passports from ‘flooding’ Britain

2000 – Chile’s brutal tyrant Pinochet allowed to return home

3 MARCH

1869 – Last ‘full-blooded’ Aboriginal Tasmanian man’s death and dissection

1959 – Eleven Kenyan political detainees murdered

4 MARCH

5 MARCH

1770 – Redcoats shoot dead five Bostonians who had been hurling snowballs

1956 – Cabinet ‘mad keen to land British troops somewhere’

1956 – Britain jams Athens Radio

6 MARCH

1942 – Goebbels gloats over antisemitism in the House of Commons

7 MARCH

2002 – Tony Blair falsely claims he is pursuing diplomatic options

2004 – MI6 arrange the rendition for torture of a Libyan dissident and his wife

2011 – David Cameron insists he doesn’t need U.N. approval to bomb Libya

8 MARCH

1985 – MI6 behind massive Beirut car bomb which kills 80 people

9 MARCH

1937 – Foreign Office official advises BBC to ‘get pro-Franco in our news’

10 MARCH

1774 – Slave rebellion evokes brutal executions in Tobago

1839 – Britain’s first war to impose regime change on Afghanistan

1906 – 2000 killed as the Nigerian village of Sitaru is wiped off the map

1938 – BBC director general offers to fly the swastika from Broadcasting House

11 MARCH

1986 – Thatcher hosts terror leader Abdul Haq at Number 10

12 MARCH

1563 – Sale of Africans initiates Britain’s infamous triangular slave trade

1935 – Editor of the Manchester Guardian reprimands reporter for anti-Nazi bias

13 MARCH

1846 – British infantry evict Irish peasants from village as famine threatens

14 MARCH

1737 – As slave ship docks at St. Kitts, 33 slaves leap to their deaths

2011 – U.K. arms play vital role in crushing Bahrain’s democracy uprising

15 MARCH

1796 – MPs love of the opera means slavery abolition bill fails

1939 – The Bank of England hands over Czech gold to the Nazis

1940  – Harsh penalties to deter Jewish refugees fleeing the Nazis

16 MARCH

1922 – Settlers, police and soldiers shoot dead hundreds in Nairobi

1938 – MI5 – Germany wants to “inundate this country with Jews”

1945 – The RAF obliterates the medieval town of Wurzburg

17 MARCH

1937 – Britain secretly appoints a liaison agent to Franco’s fascist rebels

18 MARCH

19 MARCH

1969 – 312 Paras invade the small Caribbean island of Anguilla 

2011 – The RAF starts its bombing campaign in Libya

20 MARCH

1920 – British security forces assassinate the Lord Mayor of Cork

2003 – Britain and the U.S. invade Iraq, causing 650,000 deaths by 2006

21 MARCH

22 MARCH

1954 – Churchill – too risky to alert the public to the realities of nuclear war

23 MARCH

1846 – Earl Grey describes Ireland as ‘our disgrace’

2003 – Scores of Iraqi civilian casualties caused by British cluster weapons

24 MARCH

1933 – Daily Express front page – ‘Judea declares war on Germany’

1938 – ‘Unwise to overload the basket’ – Daily Express on Jewish refugees

1965 – Harold Wilson declares his full support for U.S. war crimes

25 MARCH

1933 – Daily Express headline – ‘Jews Deny Persecution by Nazis’

2004 – Tony Blair embraces Libyan dictator Colonel Gadaffi

26 MARCH

1952 – Town deemed ‘cowardly’ punished with sharp rice ration cut and curfew

2015 – Saudi Arabia starts bombing Yemen with British aircraft and weapons

27 MARCH

1933 – Daily Telegraph claims that reports of Nazi atrocities are exaggerated

1969 – Harold Wilson lies to cover up British complicity in Biafran war crimes

28 MARCH

2004 – MI6 arranges rendition of family to Libyan torture centre

29 MARCH

1879 – “No quarter boys !” – British take no Zulu prisoners

1933 – Minister warns against ‘interference’ in Nazi Germany’s internal affairs

30 MARCH

1879 – British Redcoats massacre 500 wounded Zulu warriors

31 MARCH

1847 – Sultan asked to reduce donation to Irish famine victims

1904 – Hundreds of fleeing Tibetans slaughtered at Chumik Shenko

1977 – Labour government afraid of U.S. ethical stand on Apartheid

2003 – British cluster weapons kill 38 and injure 156 Iraqi civilians