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    The three surviving “lifers” from the Rivonia Trial to be honoured in London

    Monday, January 25th, 2016

    The “Rivonia” trial of 1963/64 in South Africa was the trial in which Nelson Mandela and his comrades were put on trial for conspiring to overthrow the apartheid state through sabotage. Nelson Mandela made his famous speech from the dock during the trial where they were charged with acts of sabotage, in essence high treason [...]