December 8, 2013
Mandela's Trial and Tribulations
George Bizos, Mail and Guardian
The Associated Press
Mandela, with the concurrence of all his co-accused and the legal team, decided that they would challenge the legitimacy of the regime. He would make a statement from the dock and they would give evidence on oath not only to expose the truth about the oppression of the people of South Africa by an illegitimate regime, but also to appeal to the world at large that they had no choice.
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