Rare Video: Mandela Speaking on Palestine
1990 Town Hall Meeting with Nelson Mandela of South Africa. -
This meeting, formed part Nelson Mandela's first visit to the USA
immediately following his release after 27 years in prison.
Much of the meeting focused on Nelson Mandela's advocating of
sanctions against Apartheid South Africa, his support for the
Palestinian Liberation Organisation (PLO) as well as his close
friendship with Yasser Arafat (of Palestine) and Fidel Castro
It is important to note that this meeting took place in 1990,
long before the world embraced Nelson Mandela or the ANC, yet,
even then, Mandela stood firm and resolute on his and the ANC's
policies even though it could have "hurt" his and the ANC's
"image", for example his support for the Palestinian and Cuban
Posted December 22, 2013
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