Nelson Mandela and Britain

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This video says about itself:

On February 3, 2005, Nelson Mandela addressed over 20,000 people in London’s Trafalgar Square to tell word leaders to end extreme global poverty.

Mandela says, “Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of justice. It is the protection of a fundamental human right, the right to dignity and a decent life. While poverty persists, there is no true freedom.”

By Alan Simpson in Britain:

The world loses a colossus

Saturday 7th December 2013

ALAN SIMPSON remembers Mandela‘s grace, warmth and towering humanity when he met him in Johannesburg in 1995

Nelson Mandela was late, an hour late, but no-one cared.

We were waiting in the ANC headquarters in Johannesburg in 1995. A motley bunch of MPs who were part of the first parliamentary cricket team to visit the now multi-racial South Africa.

Most of us had boycotted…

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