It seems alien in a world where resentment is not seen as imprisoning, freedom is freedom to hate.
On Nelson Mandela’s 100th birth anniversary, here are some facts on South Africa’s first black President and Nobel Peace Prize winner.
On his birth centenary, remembering a question asked, an answer to remember.
Swaraj was the keynote speaker at a banquet at the City Hall here marking the 125th anniversary of the day when on June 7, 1893, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, a young lawyer then, was thrown off a train compartment reserved for whites only.
Winnie Mandela symbolised the spirit of Black South Africa that fought the apartheid regime on the street.
Known to her supporters as the “Mother of the Nation,” Winnie Mandela played a prominent role in the battle to end white supremacy in South Africa. Her name, however, was also often linked with violence and corruption.
Winnie Mandela, the former wife of South African anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, died today at the age of 81.
Modi, his party and his government are now on an overdrive to move away from — and, if possible, altogether erase — the legacy of the Congress and the Nehru-Gandhi family.
“The legacy of Mahatma Gandhi, Dr Martin Luther King and Nelson Mandela is that they were exemplars of fundamental belief that drivers of conflict are all amenable to non-violent solutions. A belief that underpins activities of UN,” Akbaruddin said.
Women and girls lack hygiene supplies and as a result of which they do not attend schools or work or indulge into any kind of activity during their menstrual cycles. Lack of affordability, accessibility and awareness are the primary reasons why school girls are forced to drop out.
Joel Joffe, who died in London on Sunday at the age of 85, was part of the defense team for Mandela and other leaders of the movement against white minority rule who were tried for sabotage in the Rivonia trial
In his autobiography, Nelson Mandela spoke at length on the lessons he learnt from his Indian friends.
Irvin’s new film “Mandela’s Gun”, about the months before the anti-apartheid icon’s arrest, is due to be screened at the Cannes film festival this week.
A hundred years after Mohandas returned to India as Mahatma, it is time again to express gratitude.
“Twenty years of democracy has been possible because of Mandela,” said tribal chief Ron Martin.