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The story of marking the houses that you read probably referred to the St. Bartholomew's Day massacre, when the houses of Huguenots were indeed marked by crosses, according to some accounts. If I remember correctly this is also shown in the movie Intolerance by Griffith.
German authorities are moving toward officially recognizing as a "genocide" the colonial-era crackdown in Namibia by German troops more than a century ago in which more than 65,000 ethnic Hereros were killed. http://www.foxnews.com/world/2015/07/10/germany-moves-toward-recognizing-as-genocide-colonial-era-crackdown-against/ The Auswärtige Amt ...
A Modern example of public apology: Official Apology by Government of Canada to Aboriginal Peoples of Canada for Cultural Genocide: The Canadian Encyclopedia Government of Canada website
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