Tag: Reparation

A Key Pattern that all 20th Century #Genocides have in common

The German government yesterday returned human remains of the Herero and Nama genocide victims from present-day Namibia. The remains had been stored in German’s hospitals, museums, and universities for decades for scientific experiments to prove the racial superiority of white Europeans.
As I read about this moving development, I realized that one key factor is strikingly at the core of all major genocides of the 20th century…

Time: 19 years

Close to two decades  have now passed since the start of the 1994 genocide against Tutsi in Rwanda.  As years go by, Survivors mourns and keeps the memory of their beloved ones in various manner.   Commemoration and remembrance remain critical characteristics of satisfaction  that is available to […]