Why Was Nelson Mandela Sent to Prison?

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Nelson Mandela was an anti apartheid activist, and leader of Umkhonto we Sizwe, the armed wing of the African National Congress. In 1962 he was arrested and convicted of sabotage and other charges, and sentenced to life imprisonment. He was jailed for 27 years in prison, spending most of these years on Robben Island.
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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.
Nelson Mandela was sent to jail on 16th June, 1964 after being accused of conspiracy, sabotage and treason. Mandela, the leader of the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa, was among seven other defendants, including the former secretary-general of the banned African National Congress, Walter Sisulu, who were given life prison sentences.
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