The Age of European Enlightenment: The City of Hamburg Apologizes for its Role in African Genocide


Germany’s political leaders continue the process of recognizing and attempting to make amends for the early 20th century genocide of the Herero and Nama peoples of present day Namibia by German colonial forces. In a recent address, a German Senator detailed his nations stance recognizing the Herero and Nama’s struggle for freedom, condemning German atrocities, pleading for forgiveness, pursuing reconciliation and remembrance, and following through on promises of support and aid.

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