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
A Boer woman with her dead child, the last of her children to die, photographed by Emily Hobhouse. An English activist, Emily spent six months in South Africa from January to June 1901 visiting Bloemfontein and six other concentration camps.
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Boer prisoners held by the British army at Kakul, India (now in Pakistan) during the Second Boer War, 1902. Thousands of Boer prisoners were sent overseas by the British authorities, in an effort to free up the resources needed to supply their own troops in South Africa, and to isolate the prisoners from local sympathisers. (Photo by Sean Sexton/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)