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 (1899-1902).The amenities in the camps were clearly planned to kill as many of the women and children as possible. They were accommodated in reject tents which offered no protection against the elements.

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 (1899-1902).The amenities in the camps were clearly planned to kill as many of the women and children as possible. They were accommodated in reject tents which offered no protection against the elements.

Lord Kitchener, War criminal. He and Lord Milner were the architects of the UK concentration camps and the scorched earth policy during the Anglo-Boer war

Lord Kitchener, War criminal. He and Lord Milner were the architects of the UK concentration camps and the scorched earth policy during the Anglo-Boer war

Blacks in the Anglo Boer War - These wars were fought with ALL south Africans and British enemies of all colours were taken to the camps.

Blacks in the Anglo Boer War - These wars were fought with ALL south Africans and British enemies of all colours were taken to the camps.

Great style shown here by one of the 'Bittereinders' - during 1905 Anglo Boer War.

Great style shown here by one of the 'Bittereinders' - during 1905 Anglo Boer War.

"Canada sent 40 teachers to teach Boer children in the concentration camps, which Emily Hobhouse had started"

"Canada sent 40 teachers to teach Boer children in the concentration camps, which Emily Hobhouse had started"

Geni - Photos in Photos from Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) IRENE Camp/Kamp

Geni - Photos in Photos from Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) IRENE Camp/Kamp

He is generally regarded as the bravest of the Boer generals during the Second Boer War and as one of the leading figures of Boer independence. As a guerrilla, his tactics proved extremely successful. De la Rey opposed the war until the last, but when he was once accused of cowardice during a Volksraad session by President Paul Kruger, he replied that if the time for war came, he would be fighting long after Paul Kruger had given up and fled for safety. This proved to be the case.

He is generally regarded as the bravest of the Boer generals during the Second Boer War and as one of the leading figures of Boer independence. As a guerrilla, his tactics proved extremely successful. De la Rey opposed the war until the last, but when he was once accused of cowardice during a Volksraad session by President Paul Kruger, he replied that if the time for war came, he would be fighting long after Paul Kruger had given up and fled for safety. This proved to be the case.

Many children died. They could not beat the boers in the war. Went for the soft spots women and children.

Many children died. They could not beat the boers in the war. Went for the soft spots women and children.

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