U.S. Court Looks into German Genocide in Namibia

Traditional leaders and their lawyers are meeting with a U.S. judge to discuss whether a possible class-action suit can be lodged against Germany for the genocide of the Herero people.

Photo: Pambazuka

German soldiers loading skulls and bones of massacred Herero into a casket for shipping to Germany.

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