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Koevoet versus the people of Namibia

Manfred O. Hinz

Koevoet versus the people of Namibia

report of a human rights mission to Namibia on behalf of the Working Group Kairos

by Manfred O. Hinz

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Published by Working Group Kairos in Utrecht, Netherlands .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Namibia
    • Subjects:
    • Namibia. South West African Police Counterinsurgency -- History.,
    • Atrocities -- Namibia -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Insurgency -- Namibia -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Namibia -- Politics and government -- 1946-1990.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Manfred Hinz and Nadia Gevers Leuven-Lachinski.
      ContributionsLeuven-Lachinski, Nadia Gevers., Werkgroep Karos (Utrecht, Netherlands)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT1645 .H56 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 146 p. ;
      Number of Pages146
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1644607M
      LC Control Number91200271

      Namibia is a big, young country with a very small human population, but the country has still managed to put a few names on the world map of famous figures. Here are five, dead and alive, that you should know: Percy Montgomery. The early history of Namibia began with the migration of different groups from Africa. It was the nomadic hunter-gatherer Bushmen or the San people who first came. Eventually, two groups of Bantu people, the Ovambo and the Kavango, settled in the northern region. In the south, it was the Namaqua and the Damara people who made Namibia their home.

      Shortly after gaining independence in , Namibia turned ownership of its wildlife back to the people. By using a system of community-based management, this southern African nation has avoided the fate of most others on the continent and registered a sharp increase in its key wildlife populations. Honor Blackman Had Her Own Self-Defense Book April 9, John F. Kennedy: The Day a Cheerful Youth Group Presented Him With a Harbinger of His Own Death April 2, More.

      The earliest inhabitants of Namibia were San hunters and gatherers, who lived there as early as 2, years ago. By , Nama herders had entered the region; they have left early records of their activities in the form of cave paintings. The Herero people settled in the western and northern areas of Namibia around   Namibia is one of the world’s largest producers of uranium. The Chinese-owned Husab uranium mine began producing uranium ore in , and is expected to reach full production in August and produce 15 million pounds of uranium a year. Namibia also produces large quantities of zinc and is a smaller producer of gold and copper.


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Ignorance is bliss, and in this particular case I’m truly happy that there are of our people to whom materialistic and socialistic stature has no meaning. Namibia - Namibia - History: The history of Namibia is not well chronicled. Its isolated geographic position limited contact with the outside world until the 19th century.

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Coloured people in Namibia are people with both European and African ancestry. Coloureds have immigrated to Namibia, been born in Namibia or returned to the distinctively different periods of arrivals, from diverse backgrounds and origins have led to a diverse Coloured population.

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