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Goldstone Commission of Inquiry Collection

  • ZA COM 11
  • Series
  • 1991-1994
Judge Richard Goldstone was appointed as chair of the Commission of Inquiry Regarding the Prevention of Public Violence and Intimidation in Ocotber 1991 by President F W de Klerk, to investigate political violence and intimidation that occurred between July 1991 and the 1994 general election that ended apartheid in South Africa. It became known as the Goldstone Commission.

Goldstone, Richard Joseph

The Presidential Years

  • ZA COM 2018/89
  • Series
  • 2014-2016
A series of transcripts of interviews and research documents compiled by Tony Trew in preparation for the Dare Not Linger publication.

Trew, Tony

Freedom of the City of Glasgow

  • ZA COM 2019-2-1-1-0441
  • Item
  • 4 August 1981
  • Part of For deletion

The Scroll was accepted on behalf of Mandela by Vice-President of Nigeria, Dr Ekwueme (Alex). Presented by Lord Provost Mr Michael Kelly. The scroll, known as the Burgess Ticket, was to be kept in Government House, Lagos and "when M gains M's freedom in I hope, the not too distant future, he will be able to come to Lagos to receive it"

Honorary Freeman of the London Borough of Greenwich

  • ZA COM 2019-2-1-1-0463
  • Item
  • 20 July 1983 and 13 March 2012
  • Part of For deletion

Honorary Freemanship presented to Mr Mandela in appreciation of his service to Greenwich and his contribution to world peace, UK. A Resolution to Reaffirm the Honorary Freedom of Greenwich was passed on 13 March 2012

London Borough of Greenwich

Freedom of the City of Dublin

  • ZA COM 2019-2-1-1-0602
  • Item
  • 18 July 1988
  • Part of For deletion

This award acknowledges the contribution of certain people to the life of the city. It also bestows honour to important visitors to Dublin.

Freedom of the Town of Tongaat

Initially granted in 1989. The silver award was presented by Tongaat Civic Association on their 25 anniversary on 21 October 1994

Brent Council awarded Nelson Mandela the Freedom of the Borough in recognition of his lifelong connection with the borough

  • ZA COM 2019-2-1-1-2006
  • Item
  • 24 June 2013
  • Part of For deletion

Mandela addressed the Willesden Trades Council in 1962. The honour was supposed to have been conferred in April 1990 when Mandela visited Brent but it failed to get the necessary support. Hence this was only done in 2013.
See https://wembleymatters.blogspot.com/2019/01/i-am-pleased-to-kick-off-new-year-with.html
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