Friday, June 27, 2008

Mandela: No longer a terrorist

The US Congress passes legislation removing the travel restrictions on the 90 year old former President of South Africa. Reuters.
Stricter security measures passed by Congress after the September 11, 2001 attacks against the United States kept the ANC's terrorist label because it used armed force as part of its campaign against apartheid.
You've got to be kidding me. I guess George Washington too would have qualified as a terrorist by this definition?

1 comment:

Dogwood Dell said...

I'm surprised by this as well. I would have thought that they would have been removed once he was peacefully elected president years ago.