Thread: Crimes of Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill found his love for war during the time he spent in Afghanistan. While there he said “all who resist will be killed without quarter” because the Pashtuns need “recognise the superiority of race”.
Churchill believed the Pashtuns needed to be dealt with, he would reminisce in his writings about how he partook in the burning villages and peoples homes.
Churchill on how the British carried on in Afghanistan:

“We proceeded systematically, village by village, and we destroyed the houses, filled up the wells, blew down the towers, cut down the great shady trees, burned the crops and broke the reservoirs in punitive devastation.”
Churchill would also write of how “every tribesman caught was speared or cut down at once”.

Proud of the terror he helped inflict on the people of Afghanistan Churchill was well on the road to becoming a genocidal maniac.
Churchill wrote that he was concerned Cuba would turn in to "another black republic" in 1896. By "another" he was referring to Haiti which was the first nation in modern times to abolish slavery. Haiti has been punished for doing so ever since.
The British Army under the guidance of Churchill perpetrated a massacre on the streets of Athens in the month of December 1944. 28 protesters were shot dead, a further 128 injured. Who were they? Were they supporters of Nazism? No, they were in fact anti-Nazis.
The British backed the right-wing government in Greece returned from exile after the very same partisans of the resistance that Churchill ordered the murder of had driven out the Nazi occupiers.
Soviet forces were well received in Greece. This deeply worried Churchill. He planned to restore the monarchy in Greece to combat any possible communist influence. The events in December were part of that strategy.
In April 1945 Churchill said “the [Nazi] collaborators in Greece in many cases did the best they could to shelter the Greek population from German oppression” and went on to say “the Communists are the main foe”.
Churchill ordered the overthrowing of the democratically elected leader of ‘British Guiana’. He dispatched troops and warships and suspended their constitution all to put a stop to the governments nationalisation plan.
“I’d rather see them have a good civil war”. — Churchill wishing partition on India

Very few in Britain know about the genocide in Bengal let alone how Churchill engineered it. His hatred for Indians led to four million starving to death during the Bengal ‘famine’ of 1943.
“I hate Indians. They are a beastly people with a beastly religion” Churchill would say.

The British Army took millions of tons of rice from starving people to ship to the Middle East — where it wasn’t even needed.
When the starving people of Bengal asked for food, Churchill said the ‘famine’ was their own fault “for breeding like rabbits”.

The Viceroy of India said “Churchill’s attitude towards India and the famine is negligent, hostile and contemptuous”.
Even the right wing imperialist Leo Amery who was the British Secretary of State in India said he “didn’t see much difference between his [Churchill] outlook and Hitler’s”.
Churchill refused all of the offers to send aid to Bengal, Canada offered 10,000 tons of rice, the U.S 100,000. Churchill was still swilling champaign while he caused four million men, women and children to starve to death in Bengal.
Throughout World War II India was forced to ‘lend’ Britain money. Churchill moaned about “Indian money lenders” the whole time.
In 1945 Churchill said “the Hindus were race protected by their mere pullulation from the doom that is due”.

The Bengal famine wasn’t enough for Churchill’s blood lust, he wished his favourite war criminal Arthur Harris could have bombed them.
A prize from fairyland beyond our wildest dreams” — Churchill on Iran’s oil

He meddled in Iranian affairs for decades doing his utmost to exclude Iranians from their natural resources.
In June 1914 Churchill proposed a bill in the House of Commons that would see the British government become become the major shareholder of the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company.
Essentially the British were illegally taxing the Iranian government.

When the nationalist government of Mohammad Mosaddegh threatened British ‘interests’ in Iran, Churchill was there, ready to protect them at any cost.
Churchill helped organise a coup against Mosaddegh in August 1953.

He told the CIA operations officer that helped carry out the plan “if i had been but a few years younger, I would have loved nothing better than to have served under your command in this great venture”.
“I am strongly in favour of using poisoned gas against the uncivilized tribes… it would spread a lively terror.” — Churchill on the use of gas in the Middle East and India
Several times in the 1920s various groups in the region now known as Iraq rose up against the British. The air force was then put into action, indiscriminately bombing civilian areas so to subdue the population.
Churchill was an advocate for the use of mustard and poison gases.

Whilst ‘Secretary for War and Air’ he advised that “the provision of some kind of asphyxiating bombs” should be used “for use in preliminary operations against turbulent tribes” in order to take control of Iraq.
When Iraqi tribes stood up for themselves, under the direction of Churchill the British unleashed terror on mud, stone and reed villages.
Churchill’s bombing of civilians in ‘Mesopotamia’ (Kurdistan and Iraq) was summed up by war criminal ‘Bomber Harris’:

“The Arab and Kurd now know what real bombing means within 45 mins a full-sized village can be practically wiped out, and a third of its inhabitants killed..."
“We have always found the Irish a bit odd. They refuse to be English” — Churchill
In 1904 Churchill said “I remain of the opinion that a separate parliament for Ireland would be dangerous and impractical”. Churchill’s ancestry is linked to loyalism to Britain.
The Black and Tans were the brainchild of Churchill, he sent the thugs to Ireland to terrorise at will. Attacking civilians and civilian property they done Churchill proud.

Rampaging across the country carrying out reprisals. He went on to describe them as “gallant officers”.
It was also Churchill who conceived the idea of forming the Auxiliaries who carried out the Croke Park massacre. They fired into the crowd at a Gaelic football match, killing 14.
Of course this didn’t fulfill Churchill’s bloodlust to repress a people who he described as “odd” for their refusal “to be English”.

He went on to advocate the use of air power in Ireland against Sinn Fein members in 1920.
Churchill suggested to his war advisers that aeroplanes should be dispatched with orders to use “machine-gun fire or bombs” to “scatter and stampede them”.
Churchill was an early advocate for the partitioning of Ireland. During the treaty negotiations he insisted on retaining navy bases in Ireland.

In 1938 those bases were handed back to Ireland. However in 1939 Churchill proposed capturing Berehaven base by force.
In 1941 Churchill supported a plan to introduce conscription in the North of Ireland.

He went on to remark ”the bloody Irish, what have they ever done for our wars”
Britain declared a state of emergency in Kenya in 1952 to protect its system of institutionalised racism that they established throughout their colonies so to exploit the indigenous population.
Churchill being your archetypical British supremacist believed that Kenya’s fertile highlands should be only for white colonial settlers.

He approved the forcible removal of the local population, which he termed “blackamoors”.
At least 150,000 men, women and children were forced into concentration camps. Children’s schools were shut by the British who branded them “training grounds for rebellion”.
Rape, castration, cigarettes, electric shocks and fire all used by the British to torture the Kenyan people on Churchill’s watch.
Caroline Elkins book gives a glimpse into the extent that the crimes in Kenya were known in both official and unofficial circles in Britain and how Churchill brushed off the terror the colonial British forces inflicted on the native population. H
Churchill regarded the Arab population Palestine to be a “lower manifestation”. And that the “dog in a manger has the final right to the manger”, by this he meant the Arabs of Palestine.
In 1937, Churchil stated he does “not admit for instance, that a great wrong has been done to the Red Indians of America or the black people of Australia..."
"I do not admit that a wrong has been done to these people by the fact that a stronger race, a higher-grade race, a more worldly wise race to put it that way, has come in and taken their place”.
Churchill’s hatred and paranoia about communism saw him suggest that an atomic bomb should be dropped in Moscow. He believed this would “handle the balance of power”.
Prior to 1922 the British were paying Ibn Saud a subsidy of £60,000 a year. Churchill, then Colonial Secretary, raised it to £100,000.

He even showered Ibn Saud with money and presents — gifting Ibn Saud a special Rolls-Royce in the mid 1940s.
Thousands were sent to British run concentration camps during the Boer wars. Churchill summed up his time in South Africa by saying “it was great fun galloping about”.
Churchill wrote that his only “irritation” during the Boer war was “that Kaffirs should be allowed to fire on white men”.
It was Churchill who planted the seed to strip voting rights from black people in South Africa. In June 1906, Churchill argued that Afrikaners should be allowed a self-rule which would mean black people would be excluded from voting.
In the end, I would like to say that...

There have been a number of attempts to rehabailtate the image of the British Empire in Britain in recent years via popular culture films like the Darkest Hour, which presented him as a hero.
British fascist and right-wing groups hold Churchill up as their posterboy. And so they should. He was a racist to the core.

In response to migration from the Caribbean to Britain he said England should “be kept white”.
Throughout World War II his cabinet obsessed over British people viewing American Black GI’s favourably. They were concerned that they would fraternised with white English women.
A true believer in white supremacy, Churchill blamed the Native American and Aboriginal Australian people for their genocides.
Winner of the Noble Prize in Literature, Churchill actually plagiarised his most well known speech from an Irish Republican called Robert Emmet who was hanged and then beheaded by the British in 1803.
Even Winston Churchill’s famous “we shall fight them on beaches” line was lifted from Emmet’s speech from the dock.

When it came to his own fellow Brits he was less than complimentary and displayed a deep hatred for the working classes.
Churchill suggested “100,000 degenerate Britons should be forcibly sterilised”. And that for “tramps and wastrels there ought to be proper labour colonies where they could be sent”.
It needs to be put once and for all that Churchill was despicable, racist, war criminal. Some will argue his “sins” are expiated for his actions during the WW2.
Churchill lauded Mussolini as a “roman genius”, donated to Nazi war criminal Erich Von Manstien’s criminal defence and sought to desperatly cling on to the British Empire from which Hitler himself took inspiration for his Reich.
In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.

Dear kids, choose your heroes carefully. Your hero could be somebody's villain.

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I didn't wanted to post photos from these events. They are very graphic and I believe would upset a lot of people.
Churchill was blamed for deliberately abandoning the 51st Highland Division in France in 1940. As a result around 12,000 Scots serving with the Division were killed or became Nazi PoWs.
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