Longing for a stolen land

Longing for a stolen land

  Like customs and language, land binds a people together, creating a sense of home, of belonging, of rootedness. In traditional societies, it is the place where the ancestors walked and where future generations will take their first steps. When the land is lost,...
Why a historic genocide is important today

Why a historic genocide is important today

By Mari Serebrov So why spend years writing a novel like Mama Namibia and doing a Facebook blog about a genocide that happened more than a century ago? First of all, the 1904 genocide in what was then German South-West Africa is not ancient history. Its victims were...