Nelson Mandela and the ANC

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Nelson Mandela and the ANC

Acts of Sabotage:These acts were aimed at Government Insitutions, and included the bombing of Johannesberg Magistrates Court, the attack on the Koeberg nuclear power station, and the 1983 Church Street bombing in Pretoria, which killed 16 and wounded 130.

The African National Congress (ANC) is the Republic of South Africa's governing social democratic political party. Founded 8 January 1912

Nelson Mandela and the African National Congress (ANC)

"National Democratic Revolution"

ANC's Aims

Tactics:Prostests:The ANC planned a campaign against the Pass laws, which required 'blacks' to carry an identity card to justify they're presence in 'White Areas'.The police of the time pre-empted the ANC by holding unarmed protests 10 days earlier, during which 69 protesters were killed and 180 injured by police fire in what later became know as the 'Sharpeville Massacre'.

The creation of a united, non-racial, non-sexist, and democratic society.

A society in which people are intellectually, socially, economically and politically empowered.

Liberation of Africans in particular and Black people in general from political and economic bondage. This includes the uplifting the quality our life for all South Africans, especially the poor.

Nelson Mandela President, and Leader of the ANC from 1994 to 1999

It has been the leading party of post-apartheid South Africa on the national level since 1994.

Nelson Mandela and the African National Congress committed crimes worthy to be labelled terrorism. Despite this they were not a "terrorist group" but simply oppressed people fighting for an equal society. The ANC and its members were officially removed from the United States terrorism watch list in 2008.

The ANC is currently in governmental power in South Africa, recieving about 60% of national votes.


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