Will Britain Apologise For Its Role In Biafra Genocide

Will Britain Apologise For Its Role In Biafra Genocide

Will Britain Apologise For Its Role In Biafra Genocide

“A million children starved to death. I’m haunted by the images I saw there – and by the complicity of the Wilson government”,

Former war correspondent and British author, Frederick Forsyth wrote in his Guardian opinion piece titled – Buried for 50 years: Britain’s shameful role in the Biafran war. The widely read article was published in January 2020.

Local statistics said over five million Biafrans especially children and women died during the Nigeria – Biafra war, which Britain supplied the bulk of the weaponry against the resource rich and nascent republic.

The outbreak of the Nigeria – Biafra war was a nightmare for the British establishment.

As what they dreaded came on. Nigeria’s colonial masters had tailored the black giant in favour of the normadic and migrant Islamic Fulani, who shared same exploitative views.

The British government detest Biafrans especially Igbos who fought back to maintain their republicaness as against exploitation .

And indirect rule introduced. As a matter of fact, Biafrans rose to become the most educated and hardworking in most departments of the country’s life after Independence. The rise brought resentment, which eventually led to pogroms and subsequent attacks.

Will Britain Apologise For Its Role In Biafra Genocide

Continuing in the Guardian, Forsyth wrote “British covert interference had become huge.

Weapons and ammunition poured in quietly as Whitehall and the Harold Wilson government lied.

And denied it all. Much enlarged, with fresh weapons and secret advisory teams.

The Nigerian army inched across Biafra as the defenders tried to fight back with a few bullets a day.

Soviet Ilyushin bombers ranged overhead, dropping 1,000lb bombs on straw villages.”

So At the heart of the war between 1967 – 70, markets, hospitals.

And homes were constantly bomb to finish off the people of Biafra.

Whose oil Britain continues to enjoy with unfettered access till today.

Forsyth said he was ashamed of his country for its role in the Biafra genocide.

A broad highlight of Britain’s shameful colonial practises can be read in the last edition of The African International news magazine with title – THE FULANI MENACE on www.theafricaninternational.com

Will Britain Apologise For Its Role In Biafra Genocide

So my question is, will Britain ask for forgiveness as Germany has done to the Namibians?

Even though Germany lost its colonial possessions after losing out in WW.

So They understand the importance of begining a reconciliation process.

Will pride let Britain do such after overseeing the most horrific genocide against a people?

So The demand to restore Biafra is at a creciendo. Will Britain pay the Biafrans in kind or cash as a preliminary process towards reconciliation? We are watching.

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Will Britain Apologise For Its Role In Biafra Genocide

“A million children starved to death. I’m haunted by the images I saw there – and by the complicity of the Wilson government”,

Former war correspondent and British author, Frederick Forsyth wrote in his Guardian opinion piece titled – Buried for 50 years: Britain’s shameful role in the Biafran war. The widely read article was published in January 2020.

Local statistics said over five million Biafrans especially children and women died during the Nigeria – Biafra war, which Britain supplied the bulk of the weaponry against the resource rich and nascent republic.

The outbreak of the Nigeria – Biafra war was a nightmare for the British establishment.

As what they dreaded came on. Nigeria’s colonial masters had tailored the black giant in favour of the normadic and migrant Islamic Fulani, who shared same exploitative views.

The British government detest Biafrans especially Igbos who fought back to maintain their republicaness as against exploitation .

And indirect rule introduced. As a matter of fact, Biafrans rose to become the most educated and hardworking in most departments of the country’s life after Independence. The rise brought resentment, which eventually led to pogroms and subsequent attacks.

Will Britain Apologise For Its Role In Biafra Genocide

Continuing in the Guardian, Forsyth wrote “British covert interference had become huge.

Weapons and ammunition poured in quietly as Whitehall and the Harold Wilson government lied.

And denied it all. Much enlarged, with fresh weapons and secret advisory teams.

The Nigerian army inched across Biafra as the defenders tried to fight back with a few bullets a day.

Soviet Ilyushin bombers ranged overhead, dropping 1,000lb bombs on straw villages.”

So At the heart of the war between 1967 – 70, markets, hospitals.

And homes were constantly bomb to finish off the people of Biafra.

Whose oil Britain continues to enjoy with unfettered access till today.

Forsyth said he was ashamed of his country for its role in the Biafra genocide.

A broad highlight of Britain’s shameful colonial practises can be read in the last edition of The African International news magazine with title – THE FULANI MENACE on www.theafricaninternational.com

Will Britain Apologise For Its Role In Biafra Genocide

So my question is, will Britain ask for forgiveness as Germany has done to the Namibians?

Even though Germany lost its colonial possessions after losing out in WW.

So They understand the importance of begining a reconciliation process.

Will pride let Britain do such after overseeing the most horrific genocide against a people?

So The demand to restore Biafra is at a creciendo. Will Britain pay the Biafrans in kind or cash as a preliminary process towards reconciliation? We are watching.

So follow us on Instagram Facebook and Twitter for more updates and articles.

Subscribe to our website you that you get updates

Donate to support the maintenance of our website: kindly consider donating to this amazing cause. I love you, as my readers, and pray that you all will find peace as you enjoy this site

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