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apartheid

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  • n  a social policy or racial segregation involving political and economic and legal discrimination against people who are not Whites; the former official policy in South Africa

  • Practise of apartheid is a sin against humanity.
  • A nonracial state was created after the country abolished apartheid.
  • The International Olympic Association lifted the ban on the country after apartheid was dismantled.
News & Articles

  • Mandela still in 'serious but stable' condition in hospital
    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Former South African president and anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela's condition remained unchanged at "serious but stable", a government spokesman told local radio on Wednesday morning. Mandela, who is spending his fifth day in hospital for a recurring lung infection, continued to receive close care from doctors, Presidency spokesman Mac Maharaj told SAFM radio ...
    June 12, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Mandela still in 'serious but stable' condition
    JOHANNESBURG — Former South African president and anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela remained in a "serious but stable" condition in a Pretoria hospital on Tuesday after four days of treatment for a lung infection, the government said.
    June 12, 2013 - New Haven Register
  • Mandela still 'serious but stable', security tightened
    By Mike Hutchings PRETORIA (Reuters) - Former South African president and anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela remained in a "serious but stable" condition in a Pretoria hospital on Tuesday after four days of treatment for a lung infection, the government said. Speaking to the national broadcaster, President Jacob Zuma said he had been updated by doctors on the health of the 94-year-old Mandela ...
    June 11, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • Peter Tatchell in Telegraph.co.uk
    Mr Tatchell said that the civil partnerships introduced by Labour for same-sex couples were "a form of sexual apartheid" because they institutionalised different marriage laws for heterosexual and homosexual people.
  • Achmat Dangor in BBC News
    Nelson Mandela Foundation chief executive Achmat Dangor told the Associated Press news agency that she was a "great patriot and a fearless fighter against apartheid".

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