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"Few things make the life of a parent more rewarding and sweet as successful children" #Madiba #FathersDay pic.twitter.com/O1bQlK9r9z
On this day, 15 June 2002 #NelsonMandela spoke at the funeral of ANC Youth League leader Peter Mokaba db.nelsonmandela.org/speeches/pub_v…
"Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire, it has the power to unite people" #Madiba pic.twitter.com/4uAZXj8hTp
On this day, 14 June 1983 #NelsonMandela consulted his lawyers over ‘living conditions’ at Pollsmoor Prison
"We should never forget those on whose shoulders we stand & those who paid the supreme price for freedom" #Madiba pic.twitter.com/VJof9FaLpO
Today, 13 June 1990 #NelsonMandela told the European Parliament (@Europarl_EN) the struggle must continue db.nelsonmandela.org/speeches/pub_v…
Today, 13 June 1980 the @UN Security Council called for #NelsonMandela’s release from prison
50 years ago: #NelsonMandela arrived on Robben Island, it was the 2nd time in that prison nelsonmandela.org/news/entry/50-…
Today, 13 June 1964 #NelsonMandela & 6 comrades arrived on Robben Island, Denis Goldberg who is white was sent to Pretoria Central Prison
"There was a sigh of relief & many hurriedly left the court to convey the news to the excited throng outside" Nelson Mandela #RivoniaTrial
"The judge’s voice was barely audible as he pronounced sentence of life imprisonment & quickly left the court" Nelson Mandela #RivoniaTrial
"The sentence in the case of all the accused will be one of life imprisonment" – Judge de Wet sentencing Mandela & 7 others #RivoniaTrial
"I have decided not to impose the supreme penalty" – Judge Quartus de Wet sentencing Nelson Mandela & 7 others #RivoniaTrial
"It was a tense moment when the judge finally delivered his sentence" Nelson Mandela #RivoniaTrial
"The menacing shadow of the gallows stalked us in and outside the courtroom" Nelson Mandela #RivoniaTrial
"Man’s endeavour to obtain freedom is irrepressible" ~ Harold Hansen, Rivonia accused lawyer #RivoniaTrial
Let us give practical recognition to the injustices of the past,by building a future based on equality&social justice pic.twitter.com/qW7jFK0yUR
50 years ago on 12 June 1964 #NelsonMandela & seven others were sentenced to life imprisonment for sabotage in the #RivoniaTrial
"Our children are the rock on which our future will be built" #NelsonMandela #LivingTheLegacy pic.twitter.com/eryuVxLY2Z
Today, 11 June 2010 #NelsonMandela’s great-granddaughter Zenani was killed in a car accident nelsonmandela.org/news/entry/mad… #RIPZenani
#Madiba's co-accused were Walter Sisulu, Ahmed Kathrada, Raymond Mhlaba, Govan Mbeki, Elias Motsoaledi, Denis Goldberg & Andrew Mlangeni
On this day, 11 June 1964 #NelsonMandela & seven others were convicted of sabotage in the Rivonia Trial
"It is through vigorous & constructive debate that together we will chart the path ahead" #Madiba #LivingTheLegacy pic.twitter.com/6WeEf65Iof
Today, 10 June 1962 #NelsonMandela met Ugandan Prime Minister Milton Obote on his clandestine trip to raise support for the armed struggle
The first handover of blankets by @67Blankets took place this past Saturday in support of #MandelaDay mandeladay.com/news/entry/67-…