The British have invaded 193 countries – make January 26 British Invasion Day

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The British have invaded 193 countries – make January 26 British Invasion Day

The British have invaded 193 out of 203 countries (195 UN-recognized nations and 8 non-UN-recognized self-governing countries) as compared to the French 80, the US 70 and Apartheid Israel 12. However the British invasion of Australia on 26 January 1788 ultimately destroyed as many as 600 unique Indigenous Australian tribes and a comparable number of languages and dialects (it is estimated that in 1788 there were 300 distinct Aboriginal language groups and 750 dialects of which only 150 survive) [1, 2], this making the Australian Aboriginal Genocide qualitatively the worst genocide in human history.

Australia’s quantitatively worst genocide was the WW2 Bengali Holocaust in which the British with Australian complicity deliberately starved 6-7 million Indians to death for strategic reasons (Australia withholding food from its huge wartime grain stocks) [3, 4].

26 January is commemorated as Invasion…

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