Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas

The leaders of the rebellion that were executed. Pictured are (from left to right): P.H Pearse, Thomas Clarke, Thomas MacDonagh, Joseph Plunkett, Edward Daly, William Pearse, Michael O' Hanrahan, John MacBride, Eamonnn Kent, Michael Mallin, Con Colbert, Sean Heuston, Sean MacDermott, James Connolly, Thomas Kent and Roger Casement. Source: Tim Pat Coogan, 1916: The Easter Rising (London, 2001), p. 72.

Sir Roger Casement made important and influential investigations into atrocities in the Congo (1901) and in Peruvian rubber plantations (1910/11).

Born in Ireland in 1864 Roger Casement acted as British Consul in various parts of Africa (1895-1904) and Brazil(1906-11) where he denounced atrocities among Congolese and Putumayo rubber workers. knighted in 1911, He returne...

from ebay.co.uk

Original newspaper from the easter rising 1916: sir roger casement trial

Cultura: #LETTURE/ #Roger #Casement l''inventore' dei diritti umani che morì battezzato (link: http://ift.tt/2fEKb2U )