Friday, March 30, 2012

Nelson Mandela: Reading The UNESCO Courier on Robben Island

Nelson Mandela: reading The Courier on Robben Island

Thirty years ago, on March 31 1982, prisoner number 466/64 of Robben Island was transferred to Pollsmoor maximum security prison (Cape Town), thus ending two decades of banishment to the worst outpost of the South African penal system. During these years, The UNESCO Courier brought regularly news and ideas from the five continents to Nelson Mandela.  In November 1983, The Courier published an issue on “Racism” with a portrait of Nelson Mandela on the cover and the slogan “Free Nelson Mandela, brave advocate of the rights of man”. Click here to read the article

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