Nelson mandela addresses australia from the steps of a statue in support of those imprisoned for crimes against humanity in South Africa at the Government Palace in Melbourne, Australia, January 31, 2016

Nelson mandela addresses australia from the steps of a statue in support of those imprisoned for crimes against humanity in South Africa at the Government Palace in Melbourne, Australia, January 31, 2016. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

„I am the most admired man in the world,“ Nelson Mandela said, according to the Guardian newspaper. „I hope people listen to me and follow my lead, that every child in South Africa will 바카라사이트grow up to be free.“

The 67-year-old has alread더킹카지노y served three decades for his role in the 1973-85 armed struggle against white rule in South Africa and was freed in 1990.

In his speech, Mandela praised his supporters, calling them the „millions of people, who stand together and love.“

„This country can only become free when our people have an opportunit바카라사이트y to decide their own destiny and stand with me as I have decided mine.“

The president of the South African Council of Churches, the country’s largest Catholic body, urged all South Africans to vote in a referendum next week to decide on Nelson Mandela’s election to a second seven-year term, the BBC reported.

A number of South Africans – including Nelson Mandela – are eligible to stand in the next South African presidential election on Dec. 10.

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