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  • Herero and Nama People

  • Imperial German Army

Stage 10: Denial
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The German Empire in the early 20th century colonized Namibia calling the acquired territory German Southwest Africa. From 1904-1908, The German Imperial Army under General Lothar Von Trotha conducted a mass extermination campaign against the Herero and Nama people.

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Herero & Nama disagree on Germany-Namibia genocide-compensation deal | DW News

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Herero Genocide in Namibia

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Viewpoint: Why Germany's Namibia genocide apology is not enough