Namibia Genocide Reparation Negotiations On Home Stretch
Germeny's Economic cooperation and development minister Gerd Müller has said genocide reparation negotiations between the German and Namibian governments could soon be finalised. At least 100,000 Namibians were killed between 1904 and 1908 as a result of a mass extermination policy initiated by German colonial troops in South West Africa, now known as Namibia, when the territory was a German colony.
Left column: German soldiers Right: Namibian prisoners chained (file photo).
New York Federal Judge Laura Taylor Swain has dismissed a compensation lawsuit lodged against Germany by two Namibian tribes for genocide and property seizures in colonial times. ... Read more »
Despite Germany's acknowledgement of the atrocities that occurred at the hands of its colonial authorities, it has repeatedly refused to pay direct reparations - and now wants the ... Read more »