S iAmerica or Britain the champion human rights?,
When next you hear of America or Britain pretending to champion human rights, read these facts of history spanning the most recent hundred years and judge for yourself:
1900 China - US Gen. Chaftee attacked Beijing. Plundering and rape of Chinese civilians by US and European troops followed. Hundreds of Chinese beheaded.
1901 South Africa - The British army was engaged in a war with the Boers. British began burning down civilian farms and destroying crops. Concentration camps set up where thousands of civilian women and children died due to epidemics.
1916 Ireland - Irish uprising seeking independence from Britain was ruthlessly put down by British soldiers. Buildings were reduced to rubble. Thousands of civilian deaths.