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Harry Targ : My Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013. My Nelson Mandela Real historic figures get lionized, sanitized, and most importantly redefined as defenders of the ongoing order rather than activists who committed their lives to revolutionary changes… By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | … finish reading Harry Targ : My Nelson Mandela

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Mandela, Tutu, and ‘The Elders’ : Peace Leaders Condemn Israeli Attack

Former South Africa president Nelson Mandela is shown with The Elders Saturday, three years after launching the group in Johannesburg. Photo from AP.‘The Elders’:Peace leaders, Nobel laureatesDeplore Gaza flotilla attack See ‘German activists contest Israeli version,’ and ‘Media Criticism: Reporting … finish reading Mandela, Tutu, and ‘The Elders’ : Peace Leaders Condemn Israeli Attack

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South Africa’s Dennis Brutus : A Poet for Human Rights

Dennis Brutus. Photos by Victor Dlamini / Flickr.He will be remembered for his art and for his life:Liberation poet Dennis Brutus (1924-2009) By Mariann G. Wizard / The Rag Blog / January 2, 2010 See ‘The Poetic Justice of Dennis … finish reading South Africa’s Dennis Brutus : A Poet for Human Rights

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South African Human Rights Activists Shocked By Palestinian Refugee Camp

Palestinian mourners carry the body of Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades militant Hani Al-Kabi who was killed in an Israeli army raid in the Balata refugee camp, during his funeral in the West Bank town of Nablus, Friday, April 18, 2008. Photo … finish reading South African Human Rights Activists Shocked By Palestinian Refugee Camp

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