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Mandela wrote letter to Haughey soon after his release asking him to postpone a decision on easing sanctions
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Mandela wrote letter to Haughey soon after his release asking him to postpone a decision on easing sanctions

Dec 27th 2020, 12:10 AM 37,692 Views 6 Comments

Mandela was deputy president of the African National Congress (ANC) and was negotiating an end to the apartheid regime.

Irish government ‘outraged’ over IRFU participation in South Africa sports event
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Irish government ‘outraged’ over IRFU participation in South Africa sports event

Dec 30th 2019, 11:00 AM 27,431 Views 42 Comments

Details of correspondence and government letters have been released by the National Archives.

A Robben Island prisoner visits Kilmainham Gaol to commemorate Mandela
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A Robben Island prisoner visits Kilmainham Gaol to commemorate Mandela

Nov 3rd 2018, 8:30 PM 16,852 Views 16 Comments

Thulani Mabaso has given tours of the Robben Island prison since 2002.

'I am Irish, I am English, I am a sangoma and I am a human being with a mystical gift'
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'I am Irish, I am English, I am a sangoma and I am a human being with a mystical gift'

May 13th 2018, 8:00 PM 40,129 Views 72 Comments

Lockley has written a book about his experience – Leopard Warrior – which aims to answer people’s questions about how a white man occupies such a role.

'Still to this day I always say I would do it again': How a 21-year-old Dunnes Stores worker stood up against apartheid
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'Still to this day I always say I would do it again': How a 21-year-old Dunnes Stores worker stood up against apartheid

Nov 11th 2017, 7:30 AM 24,846 Views 45 Comments

Mary Manning kickstarted a two year campaign when she refused to process the sale of two South African grapefruits.

46-year-old case of a man dying in police custody reopens South Africa's apartheid wounds
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46-year-old case of a man dying in police custody reopens South Africa's apartheid wounds

Jul 29th 2017, 7:30 AM 11,336 Views 5 Comments

An inquest at the time said Ahmed Timol died by suicide. A review of the case now, however, is telling a different story.

Joe Dolan was on a UN blacklist over a performance in South Africa
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Joe Dolan was on a UN blacklist over a performance in South Africa

Jan 1st 2017, 11:00 AM 20,243 Views 31 Comments

As were Foster and Allen.

'They’re off winning Grand Slams and you’re off in f***ing Rotherham'
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'They’re off winning Grand Slams and you’re off in f***ing Rotherham'

Nov 11th 2016, 8:00 AM 49,359 Views 15 Comments

At the age of 31, Billy Holland will win his first Ireland cap against Canada tomorrow.

30 years ago Dunnes Stores was involved in ANOTHER workers' dispute... one that shook the world
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30 years ago Dunnes Stores was involved in ANOTHER workers' dispute... one that shook the world

Dec 30th 2015, 7:30 AM 14,729 Views 13 Comments

The protest of Dunnes workers against South Africa’s apartheid regime was one of the most compelling stories of 1985.

The €1.4 million painting being used as a noticeboard
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The €1.4 million painting being used as a noticeboard

Jul 22nd 2015, 2:11 PM 19,573 Views 17 Comments

The painting was once used to raise money for Nelson Mandela’s legal fees.

Dunnes workers remember their 2 years and 9 months protesting apartheid
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Dunnes workers remember their 2 years and 9 months protesting apartheid

May 19th 2015, 7:33 AM 17,637 Views 36 Comments

“There were times on the picket line when we felt so down, that we just wanted to walk away from it, but we would never have gone back in…”

On this day 25 years ago, the speech that changed South Africa forever
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On this day 25 years ago, the speech that changed South Africa forever

Feb 2nd 2015, 7:00 PM 21,874 Views 35 Comments

FW De Klerk ended apartheid – and freed Nelson Mandela.

Irish parachutists given out to for breaking rules on apartheid
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Irish parachutists given out to for breaking rules on apartheid

Dec 30th 2014, 3:00 PM 14,275 Views 22 Comments

The Minister for Foreign Affairs was afraid their participation would give the wrong impression of where Ireland stood on the apartheid issue.

Quinn says days of apartheid in education are over as he launches €169m European programme
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Quinn says days of apartheid in education are over as he launches €169m European programme

May 12th 2014, 6:07 PM 12,097 Views 48 Comments

The programme will draw together multiple previous European programmes into one.

Middle East peace deadline arrives - but no breakthrough
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Middle East peace deadline arrives - but no breakthrough

Apr 29th 2014, 7:49 AM 2,934 Views 73 Comments

US Secretary of State John Kerry denied allegations that he said Israel risks becoming an “apartheid state”.

UN declares North Korea's crimes on par with Nazism, apartheid and Khmer Rouge
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UN declares North Korea's crimes on par with Nazism, apartheid and Khmer Rouge

Mar 17th 2014, 5:02 PM 15,587 Views 113 Comments

The head of a UN inquiry has condemned North Korea’s extensive human rights abuses – including extermination, enslavement and sexual violence.

Column: The equality struggle didn’t end with Mandela’s prison release, it must continue
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Column: The equality struggle didn’t end with Mandela’s prison release, it must continue

Dec 10th 2013, 11:30 AM 53 Views 49 Comments

Mandela did not topple white rule single-handedly – nor did he ever claim to, writes David Cronin, who says that while he retains a deep admiration for Mandela, he did turn his back on some of his beliefs.

The New Yorker honours Nelson Mandela with striking cover image
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The New Yorker honours Nelson Mandela with striking cover image

Dec 6th 2013, 8:01 AM 1,752 Views 0 Comments

RIP.

Update: Nelson Mandela still in hospital, earlier reports 'incorrect'
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Update: Nelson Mandela still in hospital, earlier reports 'incorrect'

Aug 31st 2013, 7:36 AM 4,405 Views 17 Comments

Reports this morning suggested that the 95-year-old has left hospital almost three months after being admitted.

Prayers for Mandela as country urged to 'let him go'
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Prayers for Mandela as country urged to 'let him go'

Jun 9th 2013, 10:24 AM 13,963 Views 30 Comments

It is the fourth hospital stay since December for Mandela, who turns 95 next month.

These maps show 21 highly segregated USA cities
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These maps show 21 highly segregated USA cities

May 5th 2013, 11:00 AM 18,704 Views 61 Comments

Analysis of the 2010 Census data shows how major cities are still segregated by neighbourhood a half century after the civil rights movement.

Nelson Mandela discharged from hospital
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Nelson Mandela discharged from hospital

Apr 6th 2013, 2:23 PM 2,803 Views 4 Comments

The 94-year-old will now receive home-based care.

Nelson Mandela discharged from hospital in South Africa
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Nelson Mandela discharged from hospital in South Africa

Dec 26th 2012, 7:15 PM 4,431 Views 10 Comments

The 94-year-old former leader was admitted to hospital three weeks ago for treatment for a recurring lung infection.

South Africa to start releasing arrested miners
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South Africa to start releasing arrested miners

Sep 3rd 2012, 10:40 AM 2,004 Views 1 Comment

A court is to begin conditionally releasing 270 miners who were arrested after police gunned down 34 of their colleagues in Johannesburg in August.

South Africa drops charges against miners over police shootings
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South Africa drops charges against miners over police shootings

Sep 2nd 2012, 6:21 PM 2,933 Views 20 Comments

Prosecutors have said, however, that the Marikana miners could be recharged after more investigations are carried out.

Divided South Africa honours Nelson Mandela’s 94th birthday
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Divided South Africa honours Nelson Mandela’s 94th birthday

Jul 18th 2012, 8:27 PM 4,821 Views 38 Comments

The South African statesman had a quiet day at home, while South Africans concentrated on projects for the needy.

Sorry! British hockey chiefs apologise for South Africa 'apartheid' anthem error
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Sorry! British hockey chiefs apologise for South Africa 'apartheid' anthem error

Jun 6th 2012, 1:10 PM 578 Views 0 Comments

‘Die Stem’ was mistakenly played before their match in London.

The Wire star to take up Nelson Mandela role in May
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The Wire star to take up Nelson Mandela role in May

Mar 20th 2012, 12:27 PM 2,866 Views 16 Comments

British actor Idris Elba – best known as Stringer Bell in HBO TV series – is to star in Long Walk to Freedom.

Nelson Mandela admitted to hospital with stomach complaint
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Nelson Mandela admitted to hospital with stomach complaint

Feb 25th 2012, 11:58 AM 1,298 Views 9 Comments

The former South African president is reported to be in a stable condition after undergoing surgery.

5 things that were bothering Charlie Haughey in 1981
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5 things that were bothering Charlie Haughey in 1981

Dec 31st 2011, 12:00 PM 9,463 Views 24 Comments

State papers show that while he was only Taoiseach for half the year, Haughey found a number of issues to get riled up about.

Poll: Should the Republic join the Commonwealth in exchange for a united Ireland?
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Poll: Should the Republic join the Commonwealth in exchange for a united Ireland?

Oct 12th 2011, 9:47 AM 9,476 Views 129 Comments

The idea was floated by presidential candidate Gay Mitchell last night, what do you think?

Gallery: The life and times of Nelson Mandela
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Gallery: The life and times of Nelson Mandela

Jul 18th 2011, 12:04 PM 1,094 Views 8 Comments

As the world celebrates Mandela Day, TheJournal.ie takes a look at the South African icon’s incredible life.

Anti-Apartheid leader Kader Asmal dies aged 76
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Anti-Apartheid leader Kader Asmal dies aged 76

Jun 22nd 2011, 8:21 PM 489 Views 6 Comments

The founder of the Irish Anti-Apartheid Movement, and later a government minister, dies in South Africa.