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Black concentration camps during the second Anglo-Boer war

African Anglo-Boer War prisoners of war in St Helena

The Boer war involved three networks of concentration camps. Boer (white) camps with women and children totalling around 115,000. Black camps with men, women and children totalling around 115,000, and overseas camps for Boer men in the tens of thousands

Women & Children in White Concentration Camps during the Anglo-Boer War, 1900-1902

The Boer war involved three networks of concentration camps. Boer (white) camps with women and children totalling around 115,000. Black camps with men, women and children totalling around 115,000, and overseas camps for Boer men in the tens of thousands

Role of Black people in the South African War

A short article from South African History Online about the role of black soldiers and workers in the second Boer war.

19 June 1901: The South African concentration camps

Boer concentration camp

Emily Hobhouse reports from inside the internment centres where Boer women and children face squalor and starvation (1901).

POW camps in Ceylon during the Boer war

Diyatalawa camp, Ceylon

Over 5,000 Boers were interned in Ceylon (Sri Lanka) during the Boer War. The Ceylon camps were the second set of overseas POW camps after those in St. Helena had filled.

POW camps in Bermuda during the Boer War

Contemporary newspaper article detailing the POW camps set up by the British for Boer prisoners during the Anglo-Boer war.

Boer POW camps in India

Boer prisoners camp Bhimtal

Short article on the Boer prisoner of war camps set up in India during the Boer War.

POW camps at St. Helena during the Boer war

Deadwood Camp, St. Helena

During the Boer war, Boer women and children, and black African men, women and children were kept in two racially segregated networks of concentration camps in South Africa. Boer men of working age were sent to camps overseas, beginning with St. Helena.

Rent strike: St Pancras 1960

A crowd defends Kennistoun House, 1960

A detailed history and analysis of the militant St Pancras rent strike of 1960 against council rent increases written in 1972.