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Iraq Veterans Against The War Support Freedom For Oscar Lopez And This Is Why - Petitions on Thread
Society & Culture  (tags: Oscar Lopez Rivera, IVAW, Iraq, Nelson Mandela, seditious conspiracy, Vietnam, prison, rally, Free Puerto Rico )

- 187 days ago -
Oscar contributed to the GI Resistance movement during Vietnam that helped to inspire IVAWâEUR(TM)s mission. Despite never being accused of, or charged with a violent crime, Oscar was sentenced to 75 years.
Nelson Mandela Changed a Divided South Africa With a Rugby Jersey
Society & Culture  (tags: world, politics, South Africa, Nelson Mandela, humanrights, ethics, sports, society, politics, rights, culture )

- 722 days ago -
It was 1995, at the Rugby World Cup final, rugby's biggest game. Yet it was much more. It was nation-defining for South Africa, a transcendent moment in the transformation from apartheid to multiracial democracy.
RIP: Nelson Mandela, Former South African President and Global Icon, Dies at Age 95
Society & Culture  (tags: society, Nelson Mandela, legacy, south africa, apartheid, freedoms, human rights, world, politics, obituary, news, culture, sadness )

- 723 days ago -
Nelson Mandela, who battled apartheid in South Africa before becoming its first democratic leader, died at his home in South Africa after several months of ongoing health problems. He was 95.
Artist Punches Wall 27,000 Times in Honor of Nelson Mandela
Society & Culture  (tags: arts, culture, Nelson Mandela, Phil Akashi, boxing, human rights, expression )

- 867 days ago -
Art and boxing don't often intersect. But Belgian-born Shanghai-based artist Phil Akashi married these two subjects when he created a stunning tribute to Nelson Mandela--using boxing gloves and traditional Chinese ink paste.

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