Mr Nicky Oppenheimer Dear Mr. Oppenheimer, Help with your influence in nation building I appeal to you in the hope that you will employ your influence and standing as a nation builder to assist in dealing with the gravest of threats to our countrys peace and stability and future prosperity. I also turn to you from connections of old. My late father as a founder member and parliamentary candidate of the Progressive Party, received sterling support from your late father. Both your parents and Anglo further lent unstinting support to my father in helping him develop Kupugani, the organisation he founded to deal with malnutrition and starvation at that time ravaging the black homelands. Out of these old associations I hope that you will be able to support me in efforts to deal with the anti-Semitic propaganda being whipped up by one or two correspondents in our press. It was only a fortnight ago when President Thabo Mbeki declared that the Government was very concerned and would not tolerate anti-Semitism. Our society was at one time a model of harmony between the different faiths, before antiSemites rose up to stir the pot. I have copied for you below the sort of propaganda that is seeped into the minds of South Africans by a well-known pressman,John Battersby.It is the same John Battersby who lately wrote a feature article on the initiative of the Oppenheimer family to help empowerment along the road.
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‘Mandela family urged to keep calm’
Even as a boy, I defeated my opponents without dishonoring them. Many public reflections understate the depth of Mandelas hatred of apartheid, a system where a White minority of 10 percent controlled the 90 percent Black majority. In their relationship with us, South African Whites regard it as fair and just to pursue policies which have outraged the conscience of mankind and of honest and uprights men throughout the civilized world, he said in his famous speech from the dock on Oct. 22, 1962, the first day of his trial. They suppress our aspirations, bar our way to freedom and deny us opportunities to promote our moral and material progress, to secure ourselves from fear and want. All the good things of life are reserved for the White folk and we Blacks are expected to be content to nourish our bodies with such pieces of food as drop from their tables of men with white skins. This is the White mans standard of justice and fairness. Herein lies his conceptions of ethics. Whatever he himself say in his defense, the White mans moral standards in this country must be judged by the extent to which he has condemned the vast majority of its inhabitants to serfdom and inferiority. In that same speech, Mandela said, I hate the practice of race discrimination, and in my hatred I am sustained by the fact that the overwhelming majority of mankind hate it equally Nothing that this court can do to me will change in any way that hatred in me, which can only be removed by the removal of the injustice and inhumanity which I have sought to remove from the political and social life of this country. There have been some efforts to depict Mandela as South Africas version of Martin Luther King, Jr. But unlike Americas apostle on nonviolence, Mandela was in charge of the military wing of the ANC. Some of the things so far told to the court are true and some are untrue. I do not, however, deny that I planned sabotage, Mandela said in his statement from the dock. I did not plan it in a spirit of recklessness, nor because I have any love of violence. I planned it as a result of a calm and sober assessment of the political situation that had arisen after many years of tyranny, exploitation, and oppression of my people by the whites. I admit immediately that I was one of the persons who helped to form Umkhonto we Sizwe [the military arm of the ANC], and that I played a prominent role in its affairs until I was arrested in August 1962. Mandela explained, We felt that without violence there would be no way open to the African people to succeed in their struggle against the principle of white supremacy.
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Nelson Mandela trained by Israeli Mossad agents in Ethiopia
Israel’s state archives has published a 50-year-old letter from the Mossad spy agency claiming it trained Nelson Mandela in hand-to-hand combat, weaponry and sabotage. Yahoo News claims that the Haaretz newspaper first reported the story and reported “Ethiopians” was code for Israeli Mossad agents working in Ethiopia. These “Ethiopians” worked to make Mandela a Zionist. Mail & Guardian reports that the letter from a Mossad official to the foreign ministry is dated October 11, 1962, and titled “THE BLACK PIMPERNEL”. Now released to the public, it recalls a conversation in which “we discussed a trainee in Ethiopia named David Mobasari, from Rhodesia”. Both “The Black Pimpernel” and “David Mobasari” were pseudo names for Nelson Mandela. The letter reveals that Mandela took an interest in the methods of the Hagana and Jewish militias that existed before Israel’s creation in 1948. Iol.co.za reports that the October 11, 1962 memo, labelled Top Secret, suggests the Israeli trainers thought the man they later discovered was Mandela, was from Rhodesia – now Zimbabwe – where African nationalists at the time were struggling against colonial rule. Only after Mandela was arrested and his picture published did the Israelis determine his true identity. Yaacov Lozowick, Israel’s state archivist, said there was no political agenda behind the publication of the documents now. Lozowick said the archives often publicize documents that may be interesting in connection to current events, such as Mandela’s death earlier in December 2013. Israeli relations with the current South African government remain cool. The South African government is a fervent supporter of the Palestinian cause. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu did not attend Mandela’s funeral.
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Preserving Nelson Mandela’s Legacy
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