The German government has returned 25 of possibly hundreds of Herero and Nama skulls taken from Namibia for examination by racial anthropologists in an attempt to justify the theory of European Superiority.
The Rwanda Tribunal convicted people for indescribably horrific crimes and some are asking for early release.
In response to the statement by the Senator of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg on the Herero and Nama genocide, the OvaHerero, Mbanderu and Nama Genocide Institute has issued a letter outlining measures towards the “decolonisation” of Hamburg as reparation
The genocide memory in Rwanda is diverse and dynamic.
Helen Zille’s comments that colonialism wasn’t all bad or negative brings up many questions about the legacy of colonialism and has made many remember the atrocities committed by Europeans on the continent.
The Herero and Nama ethnic groups are in a New York court in a lawsuit filed against Germany for the atrocities committed, including the genocide of over 100,000 Ovaherero. So far the German government has been mute on the proceedings and is yet to send a lawyer. The Ovaherero Paramount Chief, Advocate Rukoro recently declared that “reparations are due and [should be] payable to us as a People COLLECTIVELY”.
New documents have emerged which confirm long-held suspicions that Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe was the chief architect of the 1980s Matebeleland massacres
In 1994, a genocide that shook the consciences of many occurred. Twenty-one years later, there are still people who know very little, or in some cases nothing at all, about the atrocities that occurred in Rwanda
Twenty one years ago, the world stood by and watched while over a million perished across Rwanda. For Rwandans, the genocide against the Tutsi has no equal. For survivors, it is a daily decision to live. Yet, there is a new fight, genocide denial