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27 For Freedom

February 8 @ 6:00 am - 3:00 pm

On 2 February 1990 State President FW De Klerk announced in his speech upon formally opening Parliament the unbanning of the ANC and all other proscribed political parties; and the release Mandela and all other political prisoners. On Sunday 11 February, after 27 years in prison, Mandela was released from Victor Verster prison.

That same day he addressed a mass rally in the centre of Cape Town, his first public appearance in nearly three decades, beginning his speech with, “I greet you all in the name of peace, democracy and freedom for all”�. Subsequent welcome rallies held in Soweto and Durban drew thousands of people.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BiBownihoXg

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Date:
February 8
Time:
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Date:
February 8
Time:
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Event Category: