Leonor Faber-Jonker in several media about German recognition of genocide in Namibia

Portrait Leonor Faber-Jonker

After more than a century, the German Government has formally recognised it committed genocide in what is now Namibia. Berlin is planning to pay at least one billion euro to Namibia; not as damage compensation, but as financial aid. Historian Leonor Faber-Jonker, author of the ASCL published book More than just an object. A material analysis of the return and retention of Namibian skulls from Germany, explains in several media what the apologies mean to the Namibian people who suffered greatly from the event.

Listen to the interview on NPO Met het Oog op Morgen (in Dutch).

Listen to the interview on VRT Radio 1 De Wereld Vandaag (in Dutch).

Read the full article in Nederlands Dagblad (in Dutch).


Date, time and location

28 May 2021