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German gesture to Namibia found wanting

By Heather Bourbeau / September 4, 2018 / Comments Off on German gesture to Namibia found wanting

Last week, the German government handed over the remains of Namibian men and women killed in what has been called “the first genocide of the 20th century.” Between 1904 and 1908, German imperial soldiers slaughtered tens of thousands of members of the Herero and Nama indigenous groups. The violence was prompted by an anti-colonial uprising in 1904that […]

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