On October 13th 1958, at the Treason Trial, Moses Kotane and Nelson Mandela leave the Pretoria Court, a converted synagogue, beaming with joy as the Crown had withdrawn the indictment.However, on 19th January 1959, Nelson Mandela and 29 others, were put on trial again, but 2 years later weree found not guilty.
South Africa buries Nelson Mandela at ancestral home: 'A great tree has fallen'
QUNU, South Africa - Speeches, songs and artillery fire rang out across Nelson Mandela's childhood home on Sunday as South Africa said a final farewell to the man who united the country when it teetered on the edge of bloody conflict.
Prison Block, KL-Ravensbrück, June 2011 The prison block or ‘bunker’ at Ravensbruck Concentration Camp is one of the largest I have seen, spread out over 2 spotless floors. Besides the beatings that were routinely carried out in the prison block, medical experiments were also carried out. It was first set up as a museum in 1959 with items donated by former prisoners. It has since been remodelled and the upper floor now uses approximately 20 of the cells with different memorials.