Germany returns skulls from colonial-era massacre to Namibia

Namibian education and cultur Ministerin Katrina Hanse-Himarwa and Minister of State Michelle Muentefering in the foreign office attend a ceremony in Berlin, Germany, August 29, 2018, to hand back human remains from Germany to Namibia following the 1904-1908 genocide against the Herero and Nama . REUTERS/Christian Mang

BERLIN (Reuters) – Skulls and other remains of massacred tribespeople used in the colonial era for experiments to push claims of European racial superiority were handed over by Germany to Namibia at a church ceremony in Berlin. In what historians call the first genocide of the 20th century, soldiers of German Kaiser Wilhelm slaughtered some […]

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