Former South African President, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize – the greatest moral leader of our time, Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 95
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“I have fought against white domination and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities.” Those famous words from Nelson Mandela speaking at his trial in 1964.
Nearly fifty years later, the world is mourning his passing. UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay remembers her fellow countryman as a man who brought the message of freedom, equality, human dignity and racial harmony to the entire world. All stories