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6 thoughts on “Amnesty Celebrates Mandela’s Birthday, Lifetime of Activism

    • He became president on 10 May 1994 and served one term until 14 June 1999, succeed by Thabo Mbeki.

  1. RIP "tata". You are the reason why I joined Amnesty. Your time on earth was truly a blessing.
    "Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid."

  2. Communist terrorist responsible for over hundreds of bombings killing women and children – even AI has no qualms stooping to the most childish propaganda. They really do think we are so stupid.

    • Sounds like the writer needs a lesson in history to get his facts right….
      Two of the ANC’s biggest donors, in the 1990s, were Colonel Muammar Gaddafi of Libya and President Suharto of Indonesia. Not only did Mandela refrain from criticising their lamentable human rights records but he interceded diplomatically on their behalf.
      Mandela was the head of the military wing of the African National Committee (ANC) which authorised attcaks on the following
      -Amanzimtoti Shopping complex KZN, 23 December 1985
      -Krugersdorp Magistrate’s Court, 17 March 1988
      -Durban Pick ‘n Pay shopping complex, 1 September 1986
      -Pretoria Sterland movie complex 16 April 1988 – limpet mine killed ANC terrorist M O Maponya instead
      -Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court, 20 May 1987
      -Roodepoort Standard Bank 3 June, 1988
      Killing hundereds of innocent people

  3. I am strongly agree Women's right today is March 08/2014, Thanks all of you, please always remember my mom is women, my wife she women, my daughter she is women, my sister she women I am love all of them you also same like that please Stand with Amnesty International time for the Action.