Richard Dören

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Richard Dören is is a doctoral researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in Heidelberg. He studied law at the University of Heidelberg.

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Jurisdictional Immunities in the New York Southern District Court? The case of Rukoro et al. v. Federal Republic of Germany

In 2015, German State officials began referring to the atrocities committed by Imperial German soldiers in today’s Namibia between 1904 and 1908 as ‘what would now be called genocide’. This paradigm shift sparked considerable societal debate about Germany’s long neglected colonial past – finally, one might say. Although an official apology is still lacking, Germany and Namibia…

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