Why Was Nelson Mandela Put in Jail for 27 Years?

Answer

Mandela was arrested on 5 August, 1962 after living on the run for 17 months, and was imprisoned in the Johannesburg Fort. In 1964, Mandela along with other leaders of the ANC, were put on trial charged with involvement in planning armed action and a conspiracy to help other countries invade South Africa. They were found guilty and sentenced to life imprisonment. However, Mandela would spend only 18 years on Robben island prison.
Q&A Related to "Why Was Nelson Mandela Put in Jail for 27 Years"
Nelson Mandela was put in jail for trying to to fight for his rights and to stop violence between white and black people. He was trying to stop racism.
http://www.ask.com/web-answers/Society/Other/why_w...
Mandela was arrested on 5 August, 1962 after living on the run for 17 months, and was imprisoned in the Johannesburg Fort. In 1964, Mandela along with other leaders of the ANC, were
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Why_was_nelson_Mandela_s...
In 1962, Nelson Mandela was put in jail for encouraging striking and also charged
http://www.chacha.com/question/why-was-nelson-mand...
Rolihlahla "Nelson" Mandela was initially sentenced to prison for encouraging black South Africans to go on strike and for illegally leaving South Africa.
http://www.kgbanswers.com/why-was-nelson-mandela-p...
1 Additional Answer
Ask.com Answer for: why was nelson mandela put in jail for 27 years
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.
Explore this Topic
Nelson Mandela was incarcerated for 27 years as a result of his efforts to bring racial harmony and equality to South Africa. He began his efforts as soon as he ...
Nelson Mandela spent most of his 27 years in prison serving hard labour in Robben Island prison off Cape Town. Although jailed for life, he was released in 1990 ...
About -  Privacy -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback  -  Sitemap  © 2014 Ask.com