ANC members still classified as terrorists, face visa problems in Canada


Canadian politicians have nothing but praise for Nelson Mandela, but members of his African National Congress still deal with a terrorist label and visa problems at the Canadian border.

 

English: African National Congress flag. Flag ...

English: African National Congress flag. Flag image ratio: 7:5. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

Pleased to see The Globe and Mail and that other Toronto-based paper have followed my post on ANC members still being labelled terrorists and having problems entering Canada.

 

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-debate/editorials/globe-editorial-canada-should-lift-outdated-visa-restrictions-on-anc-members/article12056303/

 

http://o.canada.com/news/many-south-african-anti-apartheid-fighters-remain-banned-from-canada/

 

http://davidhogben.com/2013/12/09/canadas-terroristlabel-of-mandelas-anc-still-irritates-south-africa-government/

 

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Recently retired newspaper reporter with one foot in British Columbia, Canada, the other in Colombia, South America. Fascinated with Colombian culture, Canadian connections, and heroic efforts to return millions of displaced Colombians to lands stolen by paramilitaries, guerrillas and organized crime.

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