Germany's first genocide
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Namibia's reparations and Germany's first genocide

12 October 2017 Last updated at 12:40 BST

Between 1904-1908 German colonial forces wiped out over 80% of the Nama and Herero people's population in what historians now call "the forgotten genocide".

A class action suit is being brought against the German government for reparations. Hear descendants of the Herero victims tell their story.

Interview footage provided by Kate Schoenbach

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