German genocide in Namibia

11 months ago

“German genocide in Namibia. One fence, one dead, two worlds”
~ Out now just published online is GGImage Media’s latest assignment story looking at Namibia’s complicated issues of land ownership between the Herero community and land owners of German descendant.

“The Herero lost two thirds of their people to genocide. Even today, mostly white farmers cultivate their land. The German offer of compensation has heated people’s minds, and some are threatening violence.” (Translated from German)

Read The Story Here.

Images captured for DerSpiegel German newspaper by photographer Willem Vrey on assignment for GGImagesMedia
Words/Story written by Der Spiegel’s author Heiner Hoffman

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