We are a non-profit organisation focused on dialogue and advocacy, and memory and legacy work, founded by nelson mandela in 1999. April 20, 2011 – april 20, 2011 marks the 47th anniversary of nelson mandela’s speech from the dock in the rivonia trial in which he said he was prepared to die for. These are external links and will open in a new window south africa's rivonia trial, which saw nelson mandela and other anti-apartheid activists jailed, was a key moment in the country's.
A collection of primary documents, essays, maps, images and other materials relating to the trial of nelson mandela (rivonia trial) of 1963-64.
Nelson mandela's father, gadla henry mphakanyiswa mandela some of which mentioned mandela the rivonia trial began at pretoria supreme court in october.
The rivonia trial took place in south africa between 9 october 1963 and 12 june 1964 the rivonia trial led to the imprisonment of nelson mandela and the others among the accused who were. The rivonia trial, named after the suburb of johannesburg where sixteen leaders of the african national congress had been arrested in july 1963, began on 26 november 1963 mandela and his.
This is the full text of nelson mandela's statement from the dock at the opening of his trial on charges of sabotage, supreme court of south africa, pretoria, april 20 1964.
It's the trial that changed south africa in the fall of 1963, nelson mandela and ten other leading opponents of south africa's apartheid regime faced trial for their lives the charges.
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