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Nelson Mandela in Prison

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Nelson Mandela in Prison

Nelson Mandela was held in prison for 27 years. He was first imprisoned in Robben Island and was then shifted to Pollsmoor Prison and was later moved to Victor Verster Prison. In the year 1990 he was granted freedom after international pressure and increasing civil strife. After he gained freedom, he became the President of the ANC and went on to publish his autobiography. He later started and spearheaded the negotiations with F.W. de Klerk and asked him to abolish the apartheid policy and demanded the establishment of multiracial elections for year 1994.

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