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!

Cornelis Broeksema - voor 'n vuurpeleton gesterf, omdat hy die wrede dade wat gepleeg is deur die Britte teenoor die vrouens & kinders in die konsentrasiekampe wyd & syd verkondig het.

Cornelis Broeksema - voor 'n vuurpeleton gesterf, omdat hy die wrede dade wat gepleeg is deur die Britte teenoor die vrouens & kinders in die konsentrasiekampe wyd & syd verkondig het.

The Viljoen Brothers some Boers refused to cut their hair  1012891_10152783343976110_5013065914582252796_n.jpg 512×720 pixels

The Viljoen Brothers some Boers refused to cut their hair 1012891_10152783343976110_5013065914582252796_n.jpg 512×720 pixels

Boer women. Emily Hobhouse's report: "The women are wonderful. They cry very little and never complain. The very magnitude of their sufferings, their indignities, loss and anxiety seems to lift them beyond tears… only when it cuts afresh at them through their children do their feelings flash out."

boer+war+british-concentration-camp-during-boer-war-boerwar.jpg Concentration Camps for Boer Women and Children

Unidentified photographer   Killed British soldiers lying in trenches after the Battle of Spioenkop, near Ladysmith, Natal, South Africa.   1900, January

Unidentified photographer Killed British soldiers lying in trenches after the Battle of Spioenkop, near Ladysmith, Natal, South Africa.

Sarie Mare-1868. Susara Margaretha (Sarie) Maré. Oudste dogter van J.P. Maré en C.S.J. Erasmus was Susara Margaretha. Sy is op die plaas Eendraght, Suikerbosrand, distrik Heidelberg, gebore op 15 April 1869. Haar pa was Jacob Maré, wat later 'n lid van die uitvoerende raad van die Transvaal geword en na wie 'n straat in Pretoria genoem is. Hierdie is dié Sarie Marais wat in die wyk van die Mooirivier gewoon het, ook bekend as Tant Mossie, volgens die SA biblioteek se katalogus-inskrywing .

Sarie Mare-1868. Susara Margaretha (Sarie) Maré. Oudste dogter van J.P. Maré en C.S.J. Erasmus was Susara Margaretha. Sy is op die plaas Eendraght, Suikerbosrand, distrik Heidelberg, gebore op 15 April 1869. Haar pa was Jacob Maré, wat later 'n lid van die uitvoerende raad van die Transvaal geword en na wie 'n straat in Pretoria genoem is. Hierdie is dié Sarie Marais wat in die wyk van die Mooirivier gewoon het, ook bekend as Tant Mossie, volgens die SA biblioteek se katalogus-inskrywing .

This Day in History: Oct 11, 1899: Boer War begins in South Africa dingeengoete.blogspot.com http://www.britishbattles.com/great-boer-war/magersfontein/mag1.jpg

Highland Light Infantry on the march in the Boer War, (The Battle of Magersfontein, 11 Dec

Boer War -- Farmers in the Cape being forced to take oath of neutrality

Boer War -- Farmers in the Cape being forced to take oath of neutrality

Between 1903 and 1909, up to 800 Boer families trekked to Argentina’s east coast.  They had suffered badly in the 1899-1902 Anglo-Boer War, lost family members in Kitchener’s  concentration camps or had their farmhouses destroyed by British troops. Most of them fought in the war against Britain and they had no desire to live under their conqueror’s thumb. Of their descendants still lives in Patagonia

Aanhangers van die kortfilm, Die laaste Boere van Patagonië kry op Vrydag, 13 Junie die geleentheid om ‘n vertoning daarvan tydens die Encounters Internasionale Dokumentêre Filmfees in Johannesburg by te woon. Die vertoning daarvan op 8 Junie in Kaa

Photos from Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) POW Saint Helena Vierkleur Kasteel St Helena

Photos from Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War POW Saint Helena Vierkleur Kasteel St Helena

Valliant Death of a Commandant. Commandant Potgieter sprawled in the grass 27 metres from the British line, after the battle of Rooiwal on 11 April 1902.  He and 50 of his men died gallantly charging the British line on horseback.

Commandant Potgieter sprawled in the grass 27 metres from the British line, after the battle of Rooiwal on 11 April He and 50 of his men died charging the British line on horseback. - This Day in History: Mar Battle of Tweebosch, South Africa

Mounted New Zealand soldiers round up Boer family for concentration camp

Mounted soldiers, possibly New Zealanders, round up a Boer family during the South African War,

Die jongste Boerekrygsgevangenes op die Bermuda-eilande was Piet Cronje (9) en Tjaart van der Walt (11). Foto: OORLOGSMUSEUM VAN DIE BOEREREPUBLIEKE

Die jongste Boerekrygsgevangenes op die Bermuda-eilande was Piet Cronje (9) en Tjaart van der Walt (11). Foto: OORLOGSMUSEUM VAN DIE BOEREREPUBLIEKE

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