The forgotten atrocities: Britain’s history of abuse in Palestine – BBC Newsnight

7 Oct, 2022

The UK government is being urged to make a formal apology for alleged war crimes by British troops in historical Palestine nearly a century ago. The petition, along with 300 pages of evidence, is being brought by an elderly Palestinian – a former politician – who was shot and wounded by UK forces as a boy; in a case set to reopen debate over the UK’s colonial past. Tom Bateman’s report contains some distressing details.

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