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  • South Africa
    Friday Jun 12, 1964

    Nelson Mandela

    In The Court

    South Africa
    Friday Jun 12, 1964

    On 12 June 1964, justice De Wet found Mandela and two of his co-accused guilty on all charges; although the prosecution had called for the death sentence to be applied, the judge instead condemned them to life imprisonment.Mandela and his co-accused were transferred from Pretoria to the prison on Robben Island, remaining there for the next 18 years.




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