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    After few years ago, the African National Congress (ANC) starts the Defiance Campaign. The African National Congress is one of the anti-apartheid organizations that formed in 1912 in the way of improving the living conditions of the black majority in South Africa. The African National Congress’s main goal is to establish black people as full citizens of South Africa which means can share the same rights and fair condition to them among white people. Volunteers begin a peaceful resistance to apartheid by breaking the laws they think are wrong. The peaceful protests include black people sitting on benches marked for white people only and being out in the city after the curfew set for blacks. During the African National Congress’s anti-apartheid…

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    In this ANC (African National Congress) document “The Freedom Charter” evaluates and clarifies the rights implemented to those who live in South Africa as a prerequisite of a new reformed post-apartheid regime (Freedom Charter,1955:1). This documents explicitly notes all the rights given all who belong to South Africa. Black, White, Indian and Colored citizens are to be provided with equal rights no matter the individual’s gender, sexual orientation, and religious beliefs. This documents is…

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    In June 1952, the South African Indian Congress and the African National Congress launched the Campaign for the Defiance of the Unjust Laws for the oppressed and downtrodden populations of South Africa. This campaign spread very quickly. However, the Campaign for the Defiance of the Unjust Laws required people from all walks of life, from chiefs to doctors, to make sacrifices and give up their careers immediately. Nelson Mandela thinks that defiances is a way that oppressed peoples can get…

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    They became independent after a vote where the white majority agreed in 1961. Their first president was Charles Robert Swart. Their government was not very effective. They tried to keep a system based on segregation because there was a white majority. In 1990 the government attempted to stop black oppression by uplifting a ban on people being in the african national congress, and releasing Nelson mandela, a key person for that group. The African national congress was a movement that was against…

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    South Africa with his work with the African National Congress, towards peaceful democracy, at a time when the opposite direction was towards violence and bloodshed. Nelson Mandela changed South African Laws in favor of race relations, so that every South African citizen would have rights and equal opportunity. Mandela is honored with the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize along with Frederik Willem Dr. Klerk for their joint effort in the peaceful termination of the apartheid regime. My research focuses on…

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    Mandela didn’t always use violent ways of protesting. Mandela lead nonviolent “protests” “against the white” superiority “regime in” the “racially divided South Africa (“Nelson Mandela”, History). For years he “directed” these peaceful protests against the government 's "racist policies" (“Nelson Mandela”, Biography). To help his cause, Mandela arranged many laws, constitutions, and more which would also help continue the spread of his goals. Mandela wrote “an autobiography” given the title,…

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    brutal repression coming from the Afrikaner Empire with the objective to own the land and all its resources. Racism was the main problem during 1948 until 1991, where African black people were abused and separated from their land due to a legislation named Apartheid imposed by the National Party (government party) in Africa. Afrikaners were Dutch decedents that arrived to Africa between the seventeenth and eighteenth century. From 1877 to 1878 the last frontier war took place, between British…

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    resort. According to Immanuel Kant, Thomas Hobbes, and David Hume, Mandela was also justified. Totalitarianism, a flagrant disregard for non-white African lives, and inhuman abuse from a tyrannical government regime justified Nelson Mandela’s revolution and use of violent tactics to overcome despotic power In the light of oppression and legitimized fighting, Mandela’s fight against South African Apartheid is a benchmark case for justified violence. During Mandela’s beginning years with the…

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    Nelson Mandela instigated his efforts in the fight to eliminate apartheid by joining the African National Congress. This was the oldest black political organisation in South Africa and is protuberant in its opposition to apartheid. It restrained the inequalities which were seen, and the apartheid organisation gave rise to a comprehensive resistance movement. For racial fairness and impartiality, Nelson had been an inspiring figure all around the world for activists, as he was giventhe symbol…

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    strong leader who never gave up on what he believed to be right, even when the task seemed impossible. He led the African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) to fight the Apartheid laws in South Africa. Many people looked up to Mandela as a great leader and their hope for equal rights. Even though he spent a total of 27 years in prison. Nelson Mandela led his people by example, doing everything he could to fight apartheid and standing strong. After many long hard years, the government was won…

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