Farms burning courtesy of the British scorched earth policy. Destroying the Boer's homes, starving their women and children in concentration camps in an attempt to break their resolve
Europe forgot about the genocide of the Boers // Europe again "forgot" about the genocide of the Boers at the beginning of the XX century. Pope Francis on Sunday honoured the 100th anniversary of the slaughter of Armenians by calling it "the first genocide of the 20th century." "Why Europe has forgotten us? .." - Asks 27.000 Boer's women and children who died in British concentration camps.
Talle mismoedige Boere trek van 1836 af noordwaarts onder die Britse gesag uit (die "Groot Trek") en stig hul eie republieke in die noorde: die Oranje-Vrijstaat en Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek of Transvaal.