Cassinga Genocide: the silence of those who have no right to life? (+ Photos)Publicado: mayo 20, 2020 Archivado en: Cuba, Cubanos por el mundo, De Cuba y el Mundo, La isla y el mar Deja un comentario
By Lázaro David Najarro Pujol
May 2020.- One of the most horrendous crimes of the 20th century was committed by South African racists against nearly 3,000 Namibian women, elderly and children refugees in Cassinga, in the People’s Republic of Angola, who saw an avalanche of fragmentation bombs fall , fire and shrapnel.
But the genocide continued when more than 500 paratroopers ruthlessly lashed out at the terrified crowd that was not killed by shrapnel. The Isle of Youth, in Cuba, welcomed the around a thousand children who survived that genocide.
On May 29, 1985, the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz, accompanied by the then UN Secretary General, Javier Pérez de Cuellas, visited the “Hendrich Wilbooi” school, where many of those who were able to save their lives studied. (Leer más en esta entrada)