Category: South Africa

Ottawa – Canadian Prime Minister: The world lost one of its greatest statesmen with Mandela’s passing, Arab News (Canada), 7 December 2013

Screen Shot 2013-12-07 at 10.13.51 AMCanadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper added his voice to the chorus of praise from world leaders about Nelson Mandela’s legacy. Harper, like many of his counterparts, was involved with groups that advocated to keep Mandela in prison during his 27-year sentence. Mandela’s passing has brought about a flurry of hypocritical statements from world leaders like PM Harper who actively supported Apartheid-era South Africa.

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