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Motion tabled by Members of the German Bundestag

'The German Bundestag is requested to adopt the following motion:
1. The German Bundestag remembers the crimes perpetrated by the colonial troops of the German Empire in the former colony of German South-West Africa, and bows down in memory of the victims of expulsions, expropriation, forced labour, massacres, rape, medical experiments, deportations to other German colonies, and inhuman confinement in internment camps. Academic studies estimate that the war of extermination between 1904 and 1908 resulted in the deaths of up to 80 per cent of the Herero, over 50 per cent of the Nama and a large part of the Damara and San.'