The Price of Genocide

How can countries attempt to repent for atrocities of the past?

The Price of Genocide In May last year, the German government formally acknowledged responsibility for the colonial-era genocide in Namibia. But has it done enough to right the wrongs of the past?
Germany only formally acknowledged the German Empire's genocide of Namibia's Herero and Nama people one hundred years later. 'They basically worked them to death', says activist Jephta. Germany has agreed to reparations, but some want them to work directly with the impacted groups: 'why is it that they can’t sit and negotiate with the Ovaherero and Nama people?', asks a Herero spokesperson.

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