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Namibia’s long fight for justice

Over a century later, descendants of the Herero and Nama peoples, victims of Germany’s forgotten genocide, are demanding reparations – and an apology.

  • Gouri Sharma reports
  • New Internationalist

‘Justice now,’ they shouted. ‘Give us an apology’, they said, ‘genocide is genocide,’ they declared.

Skel 2bIt was a sunny Sunday afternoon in the German port city of Hamburg.

Activists, students and journalists from Germany and the African continent had gathered outside St. Michael’s church, the city’s largest, to begin their protest march around the…

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