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Nelson Mandela Quotes To Inspire Forgiveness and Freedom
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In , Senator Robert F. Kennedy delivered a speech at the University of Cape Town. He began by stating that he was there to talk about a country settled by the Dutch, which fought a bloody war of independence, and had then become an international pariah for its treatment of black people.
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South Africa was in sore need of forgiveness after apartheid and Nelson Mandela gave the perfect lesson in how it could be done. Having spent 27 years in prison for trying to end white-minority rule through violence, Mandela became an emblem of peace by reconciling with the individuals who had been the instruments of oppression during his captivity. Leading tributes to Mandela , President Jacob Zuma said that the man known affectionately as Madiba, had been the father of the people: "Our nation has lost its greatest son," he said. Following Mandela's death at his home in Johannesburg , here are four acts of forgiveness by South Africa's first black president which pointed the way forward for a divided country to become united. Mandela invites one of his former jailers to a dinner marking the 20 th anniversary of his release from prison. Speaking about the relationship which developed between the two men, Mandela said it "reinforced my belief in the essential humanity of even those who had kept me behind bars.