Roger Casement

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Roger David Casement (Irish: Ruairí Dáithí Mac Easmainn; 1 September 1864 – 3 August 1916) — known as Sir Roger Casement Kt. CMG between 1911 and shortly before his execution for treason, when he was stripped of his knighthood — was an Irish nationalist, activist, patriot and poet.

A British consul by profession, famous for his reports and activities against human rights abuses in the ... more »

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  • ''I came here for one thing only, to try to help national Ireland—and if there is no such thing in existence then the sooner I pay for my illusions the better.''
    Roger Casement (1864-1916), Irish colonial administrator, nationalist. Letter, April 29, 1915, written from Germany. He was trying to form an Iris...
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