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Ovaherero Genocide Foundation

1947 Okahandja, at the occation of dispatching a petition to the United Nations.

“You are the great God of the earth and the heavens. We are so insignificant. In us there are many defects. But the power is yours, to make and to do what we cannot do. You know all about us. For coming down to earth you were despised and mocked and brutally treated, because of those same defects in the men of those days. And for those men you prayed because they did not understand what they were doing, and that you came only for what was right. Give us the courage to struggle in that way for what is right. Help us who have been placed in Africa and have no dwelling place of our own. Give us back a dwelling place. 0 God. All power is yours in heaven and earth.”