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Swaziland Police Beat, Arrest Protesters

Source: VOA   In Swaziland police have arrested scores of activists, beaten others and fired tear gas and water cannon to prevent a planned pro-democracy protest. Teachers, students and activists attempting to gather for a planned march in the city

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Feb 11, 1990: Nelson Mandela Released from Prison

↑ Grab this Headline Animator Nelson Mandela, leader of the movement to end South African apartheid, is released from prison after 27 years on February 11, 1990. In 1944, Mandela, a lawyer, joined the African National Congress (ANC), the oldest

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