Questions tagged [nelson-mandela]

for questions about claims based on Nelson Mandela, known for the anti-apartheid movement and as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999.

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Did Nelson Mandela, Chris Hani, and O.R. Tambo say these quotes?

The above image was posted on the South African Subreddit. The three quotes are as follows: What I fear is that the liberators emerge as elitists who drive around in Mercedes Benzes and use the ...
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Did Abbott oppose Mandela, and play rugby in South Africa during apartheid?

From https://twitter.com/geeksrulz/status/515303326993235970 (53 retweets, 22 favorites) #heyasio Some men fight for what is right, and achieve greatness. Others care only for themselves. In his Uni ...
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Can Thamsanqa JantjieIs (from Mandela's funeral) actually act as a sign language interpreter?

The Telegraph reported that the (then unidentified) man who attempted to provide sign translations at Nelson Mandela's funeral was a fake: Mr Buxton said he was purely making “childish hand ...
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Did Nelson Mandela die on June 26, 2013?

I'm completely rewriting this question to hopefully make it more clear. First claim (this is from guardianlv.com): Now that it has been officially announced that Nelson Mandela has passed away, ...
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Was Nelson Mandela a killer?

There are many claims that Nelson Mandela was a killer; for example: Obama holds surprise press conference to praise genocidal killer Nelson Mandela He signed off on the deaths of innocent people, ...
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Was David Cameron linked to “Hang Nelson Mandela” posters in the 1980s?

A post circulating Facebook and elsewhere reads: Nelson Mandela will die soon. Today, tomorrow, this week, next week. It won't be long. Remember this, he out-lived Thatcher. When he does die, and ...