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SA marks 50 years since Rivonia Trial sentencing

SA marks 50 years since Rivonia Trial sentencing

Fifty years ago, on 12 June 1964, eight men - Nelson Mandela among them - stood in the dock in the Palace of Justice in Pretoria awaiting their sentence on sabotage charges. All were expecting to be sentenced to death for their role in the armed struggle against apartheid.

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