Winnie Mandela is Dead - South Africa's greatest daughter - or just a loose cannon?

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South African anti-apartheid campaigner Winnie Mandela has died at the age of 81, according to her personal assistant.
She was married to the late Nelson Mandela when he was imprisoned on Robben Island.
She played a key part in the campaign to end white-minority rule but her place in history was also stained by controversy.
In a statement, a family spokesman said that she died peacefully after a "long illness for which she had been in and out of hospital since the start of the year.
"She succumbed peacefully in the early hours of Monday afternoon surrounded by her family and loved ones."

The statement added: "She fought valiantly against the apartheid state and sacrificed her life for the freedom of the country.

https://www.rte.ie/news/world/2018/0402/951659-winnie-mandela/

Say what you like but Winnie could raise a Storm and always kept the imprisonment of her husband Nelson at the forefront of the Struggle against Apartheid

So much so that 'Free Nelson Mandela' became the catch cry of the Movement

But she also had her faults

- foremost being her encouragement of violence and the elimination of perceived informers

But she knew the Struggle would be long and hard and brutal

- she did not shirk from it

Was she Heroine or a Ogre?

History will Judge....
 


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Necklacing is the practice of summary execution and torture carried out by forcing a rubber tire, filled with petrol, around a victim's chest and arms, and setting it on fire. The victim may take up to 20 minutes to die, suffering severe burns in the process

no wonder her husband was friends with murder abuse enabler Jarry
 

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South African anti-apartheid campaigner Winnie Mandela has died at the age of 81, according to her personal assistant.
She was married to the late Nelson Mandela when he was imprisoned on Robben Island.
She played a key part in the campaign to end white-minority rule but her place in history was also stained by controversy.
In a statement, a family spokesman said that she died peacefully after a "long illness for which she had been in and out of hospital since the start of the year.
"She succumbed peacefully in the early hours of Monday afternoon surrounded by her family and loved ones."

The statement added: "She fought valiantly against the apartheid state and sacrificed her life for the freedom of the country.

https://www.rte.ie/news/world/2018/0402/951659-winnie-mandela/

Say what you like but Winnie could raise a Storm and always kept the imprisonment of her husband Nelson at the forefront of the Struggle against Apartheid

So much so that 'Free Nelson Mandela' became the catch cry of the Movement

But she also had her faults

- foremost being her encouragement of violence and the elimination of perceived informers

But she knew the Struggle would be long and hard and brutal

- she did not shirk from it

Was she Heroine or a Ogre?

History will Judge....
You didn't look very hard did you?

>>> http://www.politics.ie/forum/rest-world/263033-winnie-madikizela-mandela-rest-peace.html

It's been on the front page since about 3 o'clock...
 

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Necklacing is the practice of summary execution and torture carried out by forcing a rubber tire, filled with petrol, around a victim's chest and arms, and setting it on fire. The victim may take up to 20 minutes to die, suffering severe burns in the process

no wonder her husband was friends with murder abuse enabler Jarry
You must be great fun at parties.
 

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She was a good looking woman and her daughter Zitzi more so. Though much younger than him, she was married to Nelson for 38 years, sadly for 30 of them they were separated while he was in jail. I blame the government which caused this separation for many of Winnie’s problems as she had to carry Nelson’s message, leadership and mystique when she may not have had the ability to do so.

RIP Winnie
 

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She was a nasty piece of work in her latter years. But she probably suffered mental health issues.
 

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Was she as bad as her white overlords? Them white lads down that part of the world were fair cruel to their negro brother.
 

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Will the Brits be looking for a way to blame Vladimir Putin for this?:p
 
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