PM lays wreath at massacre site

David Cameron today laid a wreath at the memorial to the 1919 Amritsar massacre in India, bowing his head and standing in silence to pay respect to those who died.

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PM at Amritsar memorial: A deeply shameful event

In the condolence book David Cameron wrote:

This was a deeply shameful event in British history, one that Winston Churchill rightly described at the time as 'monstrous'.

We must never forget what happened here, and in remembering we must ensure that the United Kingdom stands up for the right of peaceful protest around the world.

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