Genocide and (Post-)Colonial Responsibility
The German-Namibian “Reconciliation Agreement”
In June 2021, the German and Namibian governments announced their declaration on coming to terms with the colonial crimes in present-day Namibia. However, it only speaks of genocide “from today's perspective”. Is the German government trying to evade responsibility by interpreting the law in a specific way, ask Karina Theurer and Sarah Imani.