Death Toll: 100,000 Herero & 10,000 Nama THE HERERO AND NAMAQUA GENOCIDE IS CONSIDERED THE FIRST GENOCIDE OF THE 20TH CENTURY. IT OCCURRED FROM 1904 UNTIL 1907 IN GERMAN SOUTH-WEST AFRICA (MODERN DAY NAMIBIA), DURING THE SCRAMBLE FOR AFRICA.
Beginning in 1910, non-Indigenous Australians began to take Aboriginal children from their homes and families. These children, known as the Stolen Generation, were either given to white families -- to be raised as white children -- or to institutions and orphanages where they were forced to assimilate to white society. Between 1910 and 1970, when the practice stopped, over 100,000 children had been separated from their families and culture.
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Namibia. The Herero staged an uprising at Okahandja. Even though the genocide policies that ensued were protested by some in the Reichstag and the treatment of the Herero became a public scandal within Germany, the extermination continued.