When Conservatives Branded Nelson Mandela A Terrorist
Dec 06, 2013 · With the passing of President Nelson Mandela—arguably the most transformative world figure of the last century—our nation’s airwaves are awash in soaring and well deserved testimonials from all sides of the American political spectrum.
Conservatives branded ”hypocrites” for heaping praise on Nelson Mandela – the man they branded a terrorist. In the 1980s Commons Speaker John Bercow was chair of the Federation of Conservative
News › UK › UK Politics Margaret Thatcher branded ANC ‘terrorist’ while urging Nelson Mandela’s release. The Tories don’t have a great record on acknowledging his contribution to peace
1) Mrs Thatcher regarded Nelson Mandela as a terrorist. 2) That her hosting of the most racist leader in the world was as much a legitimisation of apartheid as the Munich Treaty appeasement signed by Neville Chamberlain on a piece of paper that was a rubber stamp for Hitler and his Nazis.
WASHINGTON – The outpouring of acclaim for Nelson Mandela from across the American ideological spectrum contrasts with the history of an earlier era, when many politicians and others derided the late South African anti-apartheid crusader as …
There are few more embarrassing things in the closet for a Conservative politician than having once called Nelson Mandela a terrorist. It was a phrase that muddied the legacy of Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan.
The outpouring of acclaim for Nelson Mandela from across the American ideological spectrum contrasts with Mandela was branded a terrorist. He found support among fellow conservatives
The fuss that Parliament is to make over Nelson Mandela this week will mark a stark contrast with the 20-year Commons silence that followed his imprisonment in 1962. On Thursday, the President of South Africa is to be accorded the rare honour of addressing both Houses of Parliament in Westminster Hall, when ministers, MPs and peers will …
He also defended Conservatives, including Lady Thatcher, who had described Nelson Mandela as the leader of a ”terrorist” organisation. He said the ANC ”had begun to resort to terrorism” at the time. His comments come the day after South Africa’s former president died at the age of 95 in Johannesburg.
By Adam Herriott / Deep Green Resistance UK We have had several months to reflect on the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela. Since his death, world leaders have attempted to coopt this legacy. It is especially interesting to see how many who once branded Mandela a terrorist are rushing to pay their respects.  … Continue reading Time is Short: Nelson Mandela …