How Old Was Nelson Mandela When He Went to Jail?

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Nelson Mandela was jailed in prison for committing sabotage against South Africa’s apartheid government. At the Rivonia Trial, Mandela chose not to take the witness stand, instead making a long statement from the dock on April 20, 1964.
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Nelson Mandela was arrested in 1962 and in 1964 was sentenced to life imprisonment for conspiracy to overthrow the state.
Mandela served over 27 years in prison and was released in 1990, during a time of escalating civil strife.
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Nelson Mandela was the president of South Africa. He went to prison for charges of sabotage when he led the movement against apartheid. Nelson Mandela spent 27 years behind bars.
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Nelson Mandela was charged for sabotage as well as other crimes he's done. He served 27 years in prison, spending many of his years in Robben Island.
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You mean WHY did he go to jail right? 1964: Nelson Mandela jailed for life The leader of the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa, Nelson Mandela, has been jailed for life for
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Mandela was arrested for going between countries without a passport, and was tried
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