15. "RE: I'm not sure I like the connection being made" In response to In response to 10
>Hmmmmmm, I did n't think the article was emphasizing German >evils to the exclusion of other European nations in Africa.
Not excluding what other nations did, but (unwittingly?) detaching what they did from what happened in Namibia.
>The point is that the Jewish Holocaust which also murdered, >gays, Serbs, Communists, dissidents, Gypsies, the mentally >ill had it's roots in the genocide of the Herero nation in >Naimbia. Most individuals don't make the African connection >with the Jewish Holocaust.
This is what I disagree with. Connecting what the Nazi regime did to Jews, gays, blacks, etc., to what happened in Namibia can give the impression that what happened in Namibia was somehow Nazi-related.