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How should countries deal with historical atrocities? | Inside Story

Al Jazeera, 08 Jun 2021
More than a hundred years ago, German soldiers killed tens of thousands of indigenous people in what is now Namibia.

Last week, Germany apologised for the genocide, and agreed to pay 1.3 billion dollars for infrastructure projects over the next 30 years.

But Namibia's Vice President says that's nowhere near enough.

So how should countries confront atrocities committed in the past?

Presenter: Sohail Rahman


Pena Brock - Project Consultant, Namibia Institute for Democracy

Henning Melber - Senior Research Associate, Nordic Africa Institute

Phil Clark - Co-Director at the Centre on Conflict, Rights and Justice, SOAS University of London

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