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Namibian tribes lodge complaint against Germany for colonial-era genocide

March 16, 2017 10:30 pm
Namibian tribes lodge complaint against Germany for colonial-era genocide

This image shows German soldiers loading skulls and bones of massacred Herero people into a casket for shipping to Germany. Descendants of two Namibian tribes who suffered one of the most horrific genocides under Germany’s colonial rule more than a century ago have now lodged a complaint against Berlin in a […]

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Indigenous Nambian groups sue Germany for ‘genocide’

January 6, 2017 7:30 pm
Indigenous Nambian groups sue Germany for ‘genocide’

This image, likely dating to 1904-08, supposedly shows severely abused prisoners-of-war from the Nama tribe lined up to be photoed at a German concentration camp in Namibia. Representatives of two indigenous groups in what is now Namibia have filed a lawsuit in New York against Germany for alleged genocide by German […]

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Namibia

December 18, 2012 7:21 am
Namibia

Namibia, formerly South-West Africa, republic in southwestern Africa, bounded on the north by Angola and Zambia, on the east by Botswana and South Africa, on the south by South Africa, and on the west by the Atlantic Ocean. The area of Namibia is 824,269 sq km (318,252 sq mi). The capital and […]

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