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).

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!

Boer child in a British Concentration Camp, Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902. About 30 000 women and children died in the British Concentration Camps.

Boer child in a British Concentration Camp, Anglo-Boer War, About 30 000 women and children perished in the British Concentration Camps.

Mother and child starved in Concentration Camp during the Boer War.

Boer mother and child in a British Concentration Camp, Anglo-Boer War, About 30 000 women and children died in the British Concentration Camps.

A boer child, Abraham Carel Wessels in a concentration camp during the Anglo Boer War

A boer child, Abraham Carel Wessels in a concentration camp during the South African War

A boer child, Abraham Carel Wessels, in a concentration camp during the Anglo Boer War

A boer child, Abraham Carel Wessels in a concentration camp during the South African War

Boer civilians watch as their house burns from scorched earth tactics by the British Army during the Second Anglo-Boer War, South Africa, 1899-1902.

Second Boer War - One British response to the guerrilla war was a 'scorched earth' policy to deny the guerrillas supplies and refuge. In this image Boer civilians watch their house as it is burned.

The Concentration Camps of the Anglo-Boer War

Elizabeth van Heyningen launched her new book, The Concentration Camps of the Anglo-Boer War: A Social History, at The Book Lounge in Cape Town last night.

Anglo-Boer War Concentration Camps - the abhorrent conditions in these camps caused the death of 4 177 women, 22 074 children under sixteen and 1 676 men.

Anglo-Boer War Concentration Camps - the abhorrent conditions in these camps caused the death of 4 177 women, 22 074 children under sixteen and 1 676 men.

Anglo-Boer War Concentration Camps - the abhorrent conditions in these camps caused the death of 4 177 women,  22 074 children under sixteen and 1 676 men.

Anglo-Boer War Concentration Camps - the abhorrent conditions in these camps caused the death of 4 177 women, 22 074 children under sixteen and 1 676 men.

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

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

27000+ woman and children died in British Concentration camps in South-Africa during 1899 and 1902

woman and children died in British Concentration camps in South-Africa…

Suffer the Little Children: British Concentration Camps During the 2nd Anglo-Boer War

Suffer the Little Children: British Concentration Camps During the 2nd Anglo-Boer War

Suffer the Little Children: British Concentration Camps During the Anglo-Boer War

Boer War Concentration camp - am writing a novel on this at the moment

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