Minister of Foreign Relations

The genocide negotiation boat is stuck: Forward Never Backward Never

Dr Rukee Tjingaete The boat carrying the team negotiating genocide reparations that consist of a section of the affected communities and the two special envoys representing the German and Namibian governments is stuck in the middle of the sea because the priorities seem wrong. They are dead-stuck on the issues of apology which in fact should not precede reparations. An accepted apology in many cultures implies that the complaint is amicably dealt with and it is over and any other compensatory action beyond that matter constitutes a sign of goodwill and may not be compulsory. The priority right now should…
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