Category Archive: Scully, Richard

Pardoning our Past? —’Breaker Morant’ and Today’s Australia

by Richard Scully, School of Humanities, UNE.

 

The petitions committee of Australia’s House of Representatives met on Monday 15 March, to consider whether to press for a pardon for Harry ‘Breaker’ Morant and Peter Handcock. Executed for killing prisoners during the Second South African War (1899-1902), these men — and Read more »

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