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Tuesday, 09 April 2019

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David

Some questions.

How many time in the late 19th /20th centuries did British troops face a protest of similar scope? Quite a few I'm sure.

How many times did such a massacre happen? One.

One to many for sure.

The real question is what was different about this singular incident?

Possibly a Brigadier, who would have been subaltern in the peac time army?

How does it compare to the 50,000 plus killed in the Hyderbad massacres? Some estimates put it as high as 250,000. Why does this get forgotten yet we endlessly harp on about an a mistake made by a single man.

"How many time in the late 19th /20th centuries did British troops face a protest of similar scope? Quite a few I'm sure.
How many times did such a massacre happen?

Interesting questions, Hank. My immediate thought was Londonderry 1972! However, I need to do a bit of 'Wiki research' for a comprehensive answer.

And in 1947 the Indians killed over a million people and displaced 14 million.

It seems in the post modern West, everyone must apologize for their particular history. Just the West. There is method to this useless foolishness.

As I recall from my reading David, ya'll Brits experienced "a protest of similar scope" in the late 18th too.

And I'm thinking 1650 rounds 'on a single dust-up' during the protest I'm thinking of would probably got one of your Brigadiers brought up on a charge of dereliction.

Oh, come on, JK, where and when!

Is it true the CPS is trying to have the bodies of the soldiers dug up, so they can be tried for murder?

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