Museum Details: Germany’s Forgotten Genocide

“The discovery of remains at the museum is a highly significant event, in that it shows that the genocide of the Herero and Nama peoples in Namibia in the early part of the 20th century involved not only the mass killing of men, women and children, and the confiscation of their lands and livestock, but also … the desecration of their remains when literally hundreds of skulls and skeletons were carted off to Berlin by German scientists and researchers…”

– Barnabas Veraa Katuuo, The Association of The Ovaherero Genocide, on the rumored recent discovery of victim remains in the American Museum of Natural History‘s collection

Featured image courtesy of the Association of The Ovaherero Genocide

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