US court dismisses Ovaherero-Nama appeal to sue Germany for genocide

US court dismisses Ovaherero-Nama appeal to sue Germany for genocide

The US Court has dismissed an appeal by the Ovaherero and Nama who have sued the German government for the 1906 -1908 genocide.
In a court judgement delivered, the appeals court upheld the US District Court for Southern New York's decision that it has no jurisdiction to hear the matter under the Foreign Sovereign Immunity Act.