All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘apartheid’

John Kerry Regrets Calling Israel An ‘Apartheid State’

John Kerry is not an envious position. As Secretary of State, he has to help resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict without the appearance of taking sides. He did that previously when he said that Israel would become an “apartheid state” if an agreement wasn’t reached. As you can imagine, comparing Israel to apartheid South Africa got Kerry plenty of criticism and …

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Nelson Mandela Leaves $4.1 Million Estate, Hopes Family Stays Unified

“Reading wills are always occasions charged with emotion.” This reply came from Deputy Constitutional Court head, Dikgang Moseneke, when queried about the recent review of Nelson Mandela‚Äôs own will to friends and family members. The man who spent his life in selfless service continued conferring his possessions onto those he loved after his passing – in the form of his …

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Charlize Theron Leads Celebrities in Mandela Tribute

After the sad news spread that Nelson Mandela passed away yesterday at the age of 95, mourners from around the world showed the Nobel Peace Prize Winner a lot of love and respect. Appreciation and gratitude for all that Mandela did to stop apartheid in South Africa, including giving up his own freedom, was sincerely expressed by the Hollywood community. …

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Nelson Mandela, Former President Of South Africa, Dies At Age 95

Nelson Mandela was a pioneer of peace, freedom and unity. The man who served 27 years in prison due to his opposition to South Africa’s apartheid laws, and later became the president of South Africa, died today. He will be remembered as a hero of the people, and one of the most significant leaders in history. The news was officially …

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Nelson Mandela Assassination Plotters Sentenced to 35 Years

A South African court convicted five ring-wing extremist leaders of treason for plotting to assassinate former South African President Nelson Mandela. In a trial that lasted 10 years, ¬†ringleader, Mike du Toit and four other men were sentenced to 35 years in prison by a Pretoria High Court. The men were members of a group called ‘Boeremag‘ — a gang …

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Nelson Mandela Not Vegetative, Says South Africa

Though former South African president Nelson Mandela is almost certainly nearing death, the exact state of his health is now becoming the subject of scrutiny and rumor. Earlier this week, Mandela’s relatives filed court documents over a family disagreement about where Mandela will be buried. The documents stated that Mandela is in a vegetative state, though the wording was later …

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Nelson Mandela Near Death, Says Court Documents

Nelson Mandela, the 94-year-old anti-apartheid South African leader who became a global icon for equality, is currently being treated in a hospital for a lung infection. It looked bad, but a recently leaked court document makes it seem even worse than previously thought. Mandela’s relatives submitted court documents on June 28 in hopes of retrieving the remains of three of …

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