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Germany Returns Namibian Skulls Used for Experiments

Posted October 4th, 2011 at 9:10 am (UTC-5)
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Germany has returned to Namibia 20 skulls that were taken for so-called scientific tests when Germany ruled the southern African country more than a century ago. Thousands of Namibia’s ethnic Hereros and Namas welcomed home the skulls at an airport Tuesday in the capital, Windhoek. Many people in the crowd wore ethnic clothing, and cheered […]

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Namibian Skulls Returned after Century-old German Experiments

Posted September 30th, 2011 at 3:35 pm (UTC-5)
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The skulls of 20 Namibians have been returned to tribal leaders, more than a century after German scientists used them for experiments to try to prove the “racial superiority” of white Europeans over black Africans. The tribal leaders reclaimed the skulls Friday at a ceremony in Berlin, a reminder of Germany’s colonial past in Africa […]

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