Sun, Dec 08, 2013 - Page 7 News List

New York City pays tribute to Mandela

‘NO ONE LIKE HIM’:New Yorkers remember Mandela for his inspiration during the civil rights movement and two visits, but the US listed him as a terrorist until 2008

AFP, NEW YORK

The US government had previously listed the African National Congress as a terrorist organization, and barred its members from entering the country.

The ban was lifted in 1990, but some of the anti-apartheid fighters remained on the US blacklist.

This story has been viewed 1328 times.

Comments will be moderated. Remarks containing abusive and obscene language, personal attacks of any kind or promotion will be removed and the user banned.

TOP top