Series NMAP 2012/57 - Jacques Moreillon Collection

Moments with Madiba : Internal study, By Jacques Moreillon, LL.M., Ph.D, May 2005 Letter to Mandela Brief resume of Moreillon Report of 3 visits by Dr Jacques Moreillon as ICRC Delegate General for Africa to Robben Island

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ZA COM NMAP 2012/57


Jacques Moreillon Collection


  • ca. 2004-2009 (Creation)

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1 file of textual records

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Dr Moreillon was part of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) delegation that visited Robben Island from 1963 to 1986.

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Dr Jacques Moreillon

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The collection consists of a report of 3 visits by Dr Jacques Moreillon as ICRC Delegate General for Africa to Robben Island (1973, 1974 and 1975) and his meetings with Nelson Mandela during and after his incarceration. It also includes a manuscript, “Moments with Madiba”; a letter to Mandela dated 25 April 2005; and a brief resume of Moreillon, dated 2009. The report and manuscript cover the period 1963-2004, focusing on 1973 onwards.

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Report and manuscript embargoed by donor until January 2015. Embargo lifted and manuscript released in July 2017.

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  • English



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