British wartime prime minister Winston Churchill (right) with US president Franklin D. Roosevelt (centre) and Chinese leader Chiang Kai-shek, in Cairo in November 1943. Photo: Press Association

Churchill and the 1943 Bengal famine: if not guilty, not innocent either

  • Accusations of genocide against Churchill and the British wartime cabinet can be disputed, but their callous indifference leading to millions of deaths is difficult to dismiss
Topic |   Legacy of war in Asia

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British wartime prime minister Winston Churchill (right) with US president Franklin D. Roosevelt (centre) and Chinese leader Chiang Kai-shek, in Cairo in November 1943. Photo: Press Association
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