Welcome to the Scottish Nelson Mandela Memorial Campaign

Nelson Mandela Scottish Memotial FoundationThe Nelson Mandela Scottish Memorial Foundation has launched a campaign to raise funds to create a statue of Nelson Mandela.

In 2020 the campaign is celebrating the 30th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s release from prison (11 February 1990) and commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Sharpeville Massacre (21 March 1960).

In 2019 the campaign clebrated the 25th anniversary of the first democratic election in South Africa and Nelson Mandela’s inauguration as President.

In 2018 the campaign celebrated the centenary of Nelson Mandela’s birth, which was also the 25th anniversary of his visit to Glasgow to receive the Freedoms of nine UK cities at a special ceremony on 9 October 1993.

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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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Billy Connolly

Billy Connolly reflects on Glasgow’s support for Nelson Mandela

Billy Connolly reflects on Glasgow's support for Nelson Mandela. Taken from the Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony in Glasgow, July 23rd ...
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John Nelson

UNISON welcomes call to back memorial campaign

A meeting of UNISON Scotland branches representing 150,000 members gave a warm welcome to John Nelson, secretary of ACTSA, as he called for ...
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Nelson Mandela BBC

Why Nelson Mandela thanked Glasgow

BBC video: Why did Nelson Mandela thank Glasgow? "While we were physically denied our freedom in the country of our ...
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