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A guest takes off his hat in front of two skulls displayed during a handing-over ceremony of human remains that were brought to Berlin during its colonial rule of the African nation on August 29, 2018 in the French Church in Berlin. The skulls are among an estimated 300 taken to Germany after a massacre of indigenous Namibians at the start of the last century during an anti-colonial uprising in what was then called South West Africa, which Berlin ruled from 1884 to 1915. / AFP PHOTO / John MACDOUGALL

Tears, anger as Germany returns human remains from Namibian genocide

Germany on Wednesday handed back human remains seized from Namibia a century ago after the slaughter of indigenous people under its colonial rule, but angry descendants slammed Berlin for failing to properly atone for the dark chapter.

Germany to return human remains from Namibian genocide

Berlin will on Wednesday hand back human remains seized from Namibia a century ago after the slaughter of indigenous people under German colonial rule, but descendants are still waiting for an apology.

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