SEPTEMBER

ROGUE NATION –

1000 FORGOTTEN ANNIVERSARIES THAT SHAME BRITAIN –

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1 SEPTEMBER

1771 – East India Company racketeers profit from Bengal’s famine

1772 – Deaths from Britain’s slave trade estimated at 30,000 a year

1939 – First British shots of the Second World War directed at Jewish refugees

1969 – Prime Minister indifferent to Gadaffi coup in Libya as long as the oil flows

2 SEPTEMBER

1898 – Kitchener’s troops at Omdurman kill Sudanese prisoners and wounded

1958 – Britain tests a nuclear bomb on Christmas Island

1976 – Government memo admits the UDA is merely a front for loyalist terrorism

3 SEPTEMBER

1920 – Coroners courts replaced by army run inquests in ten Irish counties

4 SEPTEMBER

1920 – English visitors to Ireland warned of danger from British troops

5 SEPTEMBER

1857 – British officer in India – ‘Every native is shot down like a dog.’

1945 – Indiscriminate reprisals against Japanese soldiers

6 SEPTEMBER

1781 – New London burned and the garrison slaughtered

1920 – Top general on our ‘counter terror… cutthroats’ in Ireland

7 SEPTEMBER

1938 – 20 Arabs killed when British troops force a bus to drive over a mine

1963 – Secret agreement to covertly support regime change in North Yemen

8 SEPTEMBER

1857– 18 executions ‘inspired the natives with a wholesome dread’

1914 – First of 348 First World War executions for desertion

1925 – Three Kurdish villages wiped off the map

9 SEPTEMBER

1947 – Britain force Jewish holocaust refugees to return to Germany

10 SEPTEMBER

1857 – Major in the Indian Raj recounts with pride his extra-judicial hangings

11 SEPTEMBER

1649 – Cromwell massacres thousands of soldiers and civilians at Drogheda

1958 – Britain tests another nuclear weapon on Christmas Island

2018 – “No Saudi atrocity too much” to halt U.K.’s lucrative arms trade

12 SEPTEMBER

1921 – Kurdish valley of villages set on fire ‘from end to end’

1963 – SAS report on Yemen terror op – “Our mining has got the Wogs angry.”

2018 – Conservatives back far right government of Victor Oban

13 SEPTEMBER

1842 – British troops execute all Afghan males over 14 years old

1857 – Murderous Redcoats ransack Delhi

1882 – Mass slaughter of the Egyptian wounded at Tel el-Kebir

14 SEPTEMBER

1731 – London’s Lord Mayor bans employment of black apprentices

1933 – MI5 indifferent to murder incitement at London Nazi HQ

2018 – Refugee deported back to Afghanistan is executed by the Taliban

15 SEPTEMBER

1897 – Churchill witnesses the destruction of an entire Afghan valley

2003 – Iraqi hotel receptionist tortured to death by British troops in Basra

16 SEPTEMBER

17 SEPTEMBER

1936 – Lloyd George praises Hitler – ‘the George Washington of Germany’

1937 – Winston Churchill – Nazi persecution of Germany’s Jews ‘not our business’

2001 – Blair cautions Berlusconi not to be overly concerned about war casualties

18 SEPTEMBER

1936 – General authorises use of Arab hostages to protect army convoys

1961 – MI6 probably involved in assassinating the UN General Secretary

19 SEPTEMBER

1960 – Douglas-Home considers the “crocodile option” for Congo’s prime minister

20 SEPTEMBER

1857 – Worst day of week long orgy of retribution, looting and murder in Delhi

1909 – The South Africa Act creates the legal foundation for Apartheid.

1920 – British auxiliary forces sack the Irish town of Balbriggan

21 SEPTEMBER

2003 – Father of Iraqi prisoner told his son died from torture by British troops

22 SEPTEMBER

1846 – The Times argues that Ireland’s potato famine is a ‘blessing’

23 SEPTEMBER

1920 – British Army’s murderous rampage through three Irish towns

1945 – UK forces slaughter hundreds and burn down vast areas of Saigon

1952 – London grants senior Kenyan police officers extraordinary legal powers

24 SEPTEMBER

1920 – Churchill recommends strafing crowds of Irish nationalists

1943 – Churchill argues against food aid for famine struck India

2002 – Highly misleading intelligence dossier on the danger from Iraqi WMD

25 SEPTEMBER

1917 – Irish hunger striker denied a bed and bedding dies from forced feeding

1965 – Britain suspends the Aden constitution and imposes direct rule

1996 – Labour Party threatens M.P. with expulsion for meeting Gerry Adams

26 SEPTEMBER

1854 – British troops ransack the Crimean port of Balaklava

1918 – Mustard gas shells fired at German lines in ‘handsome quantities’

1945 – Artillery and machine guns used to crush opposition to Saigon coup

27 SEPTEMBER

1920 – British auxiliary forces sack the Irish town of Trim

28 SEPTEMBER

1778 – Redcoats slaughter American troops after they surrender

1846 – Royal Dragoons shoot dead two as starving Irish crowd demands food

29 SEPTEMBER

1842 – British army’s indiscriminate mass slaughter of Afghans at Istalif

30 SEPTEMBER

1938 – The Mayor of Cardiff insists the swastika flag is flown over the town hall

1955 – Labour MP Barbara Castle speaks out against British atrocities in Kenya