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  • Tags: Reconciliation

This dissertation describes why events of 100 years ago, during the German colonial period, remain so salient for many Ovaherero today as well as what it means to them to come to terms with that past. A national contest emerged about whether and how…

"This is a study of Namibian ex-combatant and veteran policies after the country s transition to independence in 1990. Instead of assessing the successfulness of reintegration against its stated objectives or the perspective of post-conflict policy…

"Out of the experience of a bitter war with South Africa, the film's voices tell of war crimes committed by Namibia's liberation movement. Since being elected to government, the former liberation movement has urged that the past should be forgotten…

From 1960, SWAPO of Namibia led the organised and later armed struggle for independence. In late 1989, the liberation movement was finally elected to power under United Nations supervision as the legitimate government. When the Republic of Namibia…

Johan van der Mescht was a South African army conscript who was captured in 1978 by Danger Ashipala, a guerrilla fighting for Namibian independence. Van der Mescht was held as a Prisoner of War in Angola before being exchanged for a Russian spy,…
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