12/12/2019

mandela

South Africa should stand with Dalai Lama and Tibetan political prisoners

On 11 February 1990, Nelson Mandela was released from Victor Vester Prison. He spent 27 years in prison. Initially, Mandela was sentenced to five years in prison for leaving South Africa without a passport and inciting people to go on strike. He left South Africa to attend the Conference of the […]

Mandela legacy continues to inspire Tibetans

Nelson Mandela passed away on 5 December 2013.  His state funeral on Sunday, 15 December is a time for the world to gather and remember Mandela’s life and legacy.  Mandela will be forever remembered as the first black president of South Africa and a champion of non-violence who was instrumental […]