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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.

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