Emily Hobhouse, an English activist, spent six months in South Africa from January to June 1901 visiting Bloemfontein and six other camps during the Anglo Boer War

Although she was a British citizen, Emily Hobhouse has become an honorary South African through her selfless and courageous actions, which exposed the inhumanity of concentration camps during the Anglo-Boer war Fantastiese Vroumens!

Emily Hobhouse (1860-1926) was a Cornish campaigner and activist, most famous for bringing the appalling conditions of the British concentration camps to the attention of the British public during the 2nd Boer War. She also worked to improve the conditions and save the live of the people there, although under much criticism from those back in England. Seen as a heroine in South Africa but known by the British government as ‘That Bloody Woman’, she had a commanding yet compassionate gaze .

Emily Hobhouse was a Cornish campaigner and activist, most famous for bringing the appalling conditions of the British concentration camps to the attention of the British public during the Boer War. She also worked to improve the condition

Christiaan Rudolf De Wet (1854 - 1922) was 'n genl tydens 2de Vryheidsoorlog.De Wet was 27 jaar oud met die uitbreek van die 1ste Vryheidsoorlog -1880.Hy het saam met Heidelberg Kommando geveg deelgeneem aan die Slag van Laingsnek, hy het sy dapperheid getoon by Ingogo en Majuba vroeg in 1881.In Maart en April van 1900 het De Wet 'n offensief van stapel gestuur wat 'n herlewing in die Boere se stryd ingelui het.Hy het 'n legende geword met sy guerilla-aanvalle in die suidooste van die land.

Christiaan_De_Wet - This Day in History: Aug The Battle of Elands River during the Second Boer War ends

this Day in History: Oct 10, 1825: Paul Kruger, the face of Boer resistance against the British during the Second Boer War is born

this Day in History: Oct Paul Kruger, the face of Boer resistance against the British during the Second Boer War is born

Boer Women in the Anglo-Boer War

South Africa: A Boer Girl’s Memories of the Boer War and concentration camps

Jopie Fourie: Daar gaan ’n man verby Jopie Fourie (1878-1914), leier van die 1914-Rebellie teen die premier Louis Botha, is op 16 Desember 1914 in die omgewing van Rustenburg gevange geneem. Vandag, 100 jaar gelede, is Fourie weens hoogverraad ter dood veroordeel. Hy was die enigste deelnemer aan dié rebellie wat op hierdie wyse die hoogste prys betaal het, skryf J.B. ROUX

Jopie Fourie: Daar gaan ’n man verby

Jopie Fourie: Ná sy dood was Fourie ’n martelaar. Smuts het vir sy ongenaakbaarheid betaal deurdat Fourie se dood ’n groot rol in die verkiesing van 1948 gespeel het toe Smuts se Suid-Afrikaanse Party deur die Nasionale Party verslaan is.

Jopie Fourie sluit na die oorlog aan by die Rebellie teen Louis Botha om SWA binne te val. Genl Smuts weier om petisies vir begenadiging te ontvang vir sy teregstelling. Hy sterf voor vuurpeleton 20/12/1914. Die volgende aanhaling van Jopie "Ek kan nie insien waarom ons vir Engeland se eer moet veg nie. Wanneer ons die moord van Slagtersnek nagaan en dink aan die 30 000 vroue en kinders wat vermoor is, sien ek nie waarom ek Engeland moet help om sy eer omhoog te hou nie."

Jopie Fourie sluit na die oorlog aan by die Rebellie teen Louis Botha om SWA binne te val. Genl Smuts weier om petisies vir begenadiging te ontvang vir sy teregstelling. Hy sterf voor vuurpeleton 20/12/1914. Die volgende aanhaling van Jopie "Ek kan nie insien waarom ons vir Engeland se eer moet veg nie. Wanneer ons die moord van Slagtersnek nagaan en dink aan die 30 000 vroue en kinders wat vermoor is, sien ek nie waarom ek Engeland moet help om sy eer omhoog te hou nie."

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Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) HEILBRON Kamp/Camp Memorial The camp had 3986 prisoners of whom 1124 died in captivity.

Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War HEILBRON Kamp/Camp Memorial The camp had 3986 prisoners of whom 1124 died in captivity.

De-la-Rey. This Day in History: Aug 16,1900: The Battle of Elands River during the Second Boer War ends

This Day in History: Aug The Battle of Elands River during the Second Boer War ends

CHRISTIAAN FREDERICK BEYERS Is in Stellenboch gebore en geskool en trek later na Transvaal (ZAR) waar hy hom bekwaam as ‘n prokureur met ‘n praktyk in Boksburg. Hy ontvang Burgerstatus en verteenwoordig Transvaal in rugby. Hy het as ‘n toegewyde en volhardende patriot ‘n kortaf dinamiese en soms ontwykende persoonlikheid gehad.  Toe die Anglo-Boereoorlog in 1899 uitbreek veg hy as ‘n gewone burger in al die groot Natalse veldslae.

CHRISTIAAN FREDERICK BEYERS Is in Stellenboch gebore en geskool en trek later na Transvaal (ZAR) waar hy hom bekwaam as ‘n prokureur met ‘n praktyk in Boksburg. Hy ontvang Burgerstatus en verteenwoordig Transvaal in rugby. Hy het as ‘n toegewyde en volhardende patriot ‘n kortaf dinamiese en soms ontwykende persoonlikheid gehad. Toe die Anglo-Boereoorlog in 1899 uitbreek veg hy as ‘n gewone burger in al die groot Natalse veldslae.

Green Point - Cape Town - Boer War - Transit Camp - Second Boer War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Second Boer War - ABW- A Transit camp for Prisoners of War near Cape Town during the war. Prisoners were then transferred for internment in other parts of the British Empire.

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