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Published by Blackstaff Press in Belfast .
Written in English



  • Ireland,
  • Great Britain


  • Casement, Roger, Sir, 1864-1916.,
  • Nationalists -- Ireland -- Biography.,
  • Consuls -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
  • Ireland -- History -- 1910-1921 -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementBrian Inglis.
LC ClassificationsDA965.C3 I53 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination462 p. :
Number of Pages462
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1138503M
ISBN 100856405108
LC Control Number94106702

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  In , the Irish nationalist Roger Casement was hanged by the British government for treason. Casement had dedicated his extraordinary life to improving the plight of oppressed peoples around the world―especially the native populations in the Belgian Congo and the Amazon―but when he dared to draw a parallel between the injustices he 4/5().   Dudgeon offers meticulous, well-documented detail, but his book, Roger Casement: The Black Diaries, is for insiders, reading at many points like the notes for a doctoral dissertation, without.   Casement's colourful life is the subject of Mario Vargas Llosa's forthcoming book, El sueño del celta (The Dream of the Celt), which will be published in Spanish on 3 November. Sir Roger Casement Kt. CMG between and shortly before his execution for treason, when he was stripped of his British honourswas a humanitarian campaigner and an /5.

The Casement Report was a document written by Roger Casement (–)—a diplomat and Irish independence fighter —detailing abuses in the Congo Free State which was under the private ownership of King Leopold II of Belgium. This report was instrumental in Leopold finally relinquishing his private holdings in Africa.   —Masha Gessen,  The New Yorker  Roger Casement was an internationally renowned figure at the beginning of the 20th century, famous for exposing the widespread atrocities against the indigenous people in King Leopold's Congo and his subsequent exposure—for which he was knighted in —of the brutal conditions of enslaved labor in Peru. From the Publisher Born in Dublin in and brought up as a Protestant, Roger Casement began his extraordinary career as one of Stanley’s volunteers in the Congo Free State/5(7). Born in Ireland in Roger Casement acted as British Consul in various parts of Africa () and Brazil () where he denounced atrocities among Congolese and Putumayo rubber workers. knighted in , He returned to Ireland, where as an ardent nationalist he attempted to enlist German help for the cause.