Primary Sources

Primary Sources on Namibia’s Past

Here you will find scans of and/or links to official documents relating to Namibia’s past or to the dialogue about Namibia’s past. Primary sources are first-hand statements in written, printed or electronic form that provide information or evidence or serve as official records.

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United Nations (1948): Genocide Convention

United Nations (1948): Genocide Convention

"Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide Approved and proposed for signature and ratification or accession by General Assembly resolution 260 A (III) of 9 December 1948 Entry into force: 12 January 1951, in...