Germany has hinted at its readiness to make compensation payments to Namibia in reparation for the genocidal attacks on the Herero and other peoples in 1904, considered one of the first modern genocides.
SOURCE: New Yorker
Thousands of Herero people died in a genocide. Why are Herero skulls in the American Museum of Natural History?
It's a question people are only now getting around to asking.
SOURCE: Special to HNN
Edwin Black holds an international conference call to answer questions about his investigation of the German massacre of Herero blacks
by Martin Barillas
The call was precipitated by an article published on HNN: "Before Germans Slaughtered Jews They Slaughtered Africans."
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