Tag: Nelson Mandela

Putin calls Mandela ‘great humanist of the 21st century’

Conservative News Update: Putin stressed that Mandela “is undoubtedly one of the outstanding world figures in the 20th and 21st centuries, and his magnitude compares to that of Mahatma Gandhi and Alexander Solzhenitsyn.” http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2013_12_10/Putin-calls-Mandela-great-humanist-of-the-21st-century-0551/

Obama Shakes Hands with Cuba’s Raul Castro at Mandela memorial service

Conservative News Update: President Barack Obama has shaken hands with Cuban President Raul Castro at a memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela. Read Latest Breaking News from Newsmax.com http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/obama-shakes-hands-with/2013/12/10/id/540928#ixzz2n4lbxmjp  

Palestinian leaders: Mandela is a symbol of freedom from ‘Israeli occupation’

Conservative News Update: Palestinian leaders are saying Nelson Mandela’s difficult journey is a symbol of Israeli “occupation,”and if he was victorious in his fight for liberation, the Palestinians can be as well, AFP reported on Friday. http://www.jpost.com/Diplomacy-and-Politics/Palestinian-leaders-Mandela-is-a-symbol-of-freedom-from-Israeli-occupation-334236