Germany to Return Portuguese Stone Cross to Namibia

5/17/2019

The German Historical Museum has announced it will return a 15th century monument to Namibia after it was taken during the colonial era. At a ceremony, German Culture Minister Monika Grütters said it was a "clear signal that we are committed to coming to terms with our colonial past." Namibia's ambassador to Germany, Andreas Guibeb, called it "important as a step for us to reconcile with our colonial past and the trail of humiliation and systematic injustice that it left behind."

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