05/10/2018

Mandela’s arrest and the CIA

Blog100 / By ZAM Reporter
Portrait of a Young Nelson Mandela, Marlene Dumas. The artist refers to Mandela’s arrest and his listing as ‘terrorist’ in CIA files. Portrait of a Young Nelson Mandela, Marlene Dumas. The artist refers to Mandela’s arrest and his listing as ‘terrorist’ in CIA files.

It was long rumoured that the CIA provided the information that led to Nelson Mandela’s arrest. It wasn’t until 2016, that American involvement in his arrest was publicly confirmed, Nicholas Grant writes in an essay on the Africa is a Country blog.

 

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