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

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

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.

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.

In 1916, Roger Casement was executed for his role in the Easter Rising in Ireland. The British government leaked Casement's diaries to the press, which chronicled a series of homosexual encounters. Many immediately denounced the Black Diaries as forgeries. The question of forged or not forged has been asked again and again for decades. Why? After his death, it was assumed and reiterated by the Irish public and Casement’s friends that he could not be both homosexual and a nationalist…

In 1916, Roger Casement was executed for his role in the Easter Rising in Ireland. The British government leaked Casement's diaries to the press, which chronicled a series of homosexual encounters. Many immediately denounced the Black Diaries as forgeries. The question of forged or not forged has been asked again and again for decades. Why? After his death, it was assumed and reiterated by the Irish public and Casement’s friends that he could not be both homosexual and a nationalist…

Roger Casement: Modern era allows for a new understanding of an extraordinary man.

Roger Casement: Modern era allows for a new understanding of an extraordinary man.

Sir Roger David Casement (1864-1916), the British traitor and Irish nationalist hero, was hanged by the British in mid-1916 for his part in working with Germany and Irish nationalists in planning the Dublin Easter Rising of 1916.

Sir Roger David Casement (1864-1916), the British traitor and Irish nationalist hero, was hanged by the British in mid-1916 for his part in working with Germany and Irish nationalists in planning the Dublin Easter Rising of 1916.

What to make of a gay 1916 icon? Roger Casement’s heroic status was denied.  This is the absolute rubbish opinion of  IrishCentral.com who really do not understand the subject at all at all

What to make of a gay 1916 icon? Roger Casement’s heroic status was denied. This is the absolute rubbish opinion of IrishCentral.com who really do not understand the subject at all at all

What to make of a gay 1916 icon? Roger Casement’s heroic status was denied - IrishCentral.com

What to make of a gay 1916 icon? Roger Casement’s heroic status was denied - IrishCentral.com

What to make of a gay 1916 icon? Roger Casement’s heroic status was denied - IrishCentral.com

What to make of a gay 1916 icon? Roger Casement’s heroic status was denied - IrishCentral.com

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