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WOSDEC

Funds needed for pilot school course on apartheid

The Nelson Mandela Scottish Memorial Foundation is commissioning WOSDEC (West of Scotland Development Education Centre www.wosdec.org.uk ) to write and ...
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Billy Connolly

Billy Connolly joins campaign to raise money for Nelson Mandela statue

Sir Billy Connolly, a Freeman of the City of Glasgow, is backing the charity campaign to raise public money for ...
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Nelson Mandela Place

Hundreds gathered in 1990 to celebrate Mandela’s release

On 11 February 1990 Nelson Mandela was released after 27 years in prison. In Glasgow the Anti-Apartheid Movement called for ...
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Mandela video

Video: ‘Glasgow declared us to be free’

Nelson Mandela came to Glasgow on 9 October 1993 to receive his award of Freeman of the City of Glasgow ...
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Launch with Sir Alex Ferguson

Campaign launch: Sir Alex Ferguson praises Mandela as example for world to follow

Sir Alex Ferguson CBE today praised Nelson Mandela as a special man who was an example for the world to ...
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The Glasgow Mandela Story

The Glasgow Mandela Story

This book describes and analyses the connections between Glasgow and South Africa historically and more recently in the ultimately successful ...
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Brochure

Download a campaign brochure

You can now download a brochure with more details about the campaign including:- Brian Filling outlines plans for a statue ...
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George Square rally

Nelson Mandela: Glasgow’s love for anti-apartheid hero

STV news website: Peter Cassidy on the links between Glasgow and Mandela that go back decades ...
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