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Council of Europe pays tribute to Nelson Mandela

06/12/2013

Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland pays tribute to Nelson Mandela
Catherine Lalumière and Nelson Mandela, Strasbourg, June 1990 

Strasbourg, 6 December 2013 - Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland pays tribute to Nelson Mandela:

 

"Nelson Mandela was the world's greatest human rights defender of our time.

 

His life showed that human rights can prevail and a single person can change the destiny of a nation".
 

 

 

 

Video recording of the visit of Nelson Mandela to the Council of Europe (Strasbourg, 14 June 1990)

 

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