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US intelligence documents on Nelson Mandela made public

JOHANNESBURG: Thousands of pages of US intelligence documents on Nelson Mandela were made public on Wednesday, revealing that Washington continued to monitor the South African anti-apartheid hero as a potential Communist menace even after he was released from prison, a group that sued to obtain the papers said. The Washington-based group Property of the People released the papers to mark the 100th anniversary of Mandela’s birth. It said it obtained them after years of litigation. “The documents reveal that, just as it did in…

Martin Luther King Junior Peace Award entitled to Salman Taseer (Late)

Former Governor of Punjab (Late) Salman Taseer has been honored with the Martin Luther King Junior Peace Award for his efforts in promoting human rights, peace and humanity. After receiving the award Salmaan Taseer has become the first non-American to own the Martin Luther King Junior Award. Since 1979, the annual award honors those who make a significant contribution to the furtherance of Martin Luther King’s non-violent approach to transforming racial, economic and social injustice. The family of (Late) Salman Taseer…