1 May 1997 Edition

Mála Poist

1 May 1997

British Army's dirty history

A Chairde,

The highly esteemed Duke of Wellington described his British soldiers on the eve of the Battle of Waterloo (1815) as ``the scum of the land''. Nothing much has changed as we saw at Cregganduff, South Armagh a few weeks ago when arrested men were beaten senseless.

The British state has always dragged the gutters for uneducated, mindless thugs to... Free article

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