Wanted Poster For Nelson Mandela

BY: Rikkeirra WIlliams

Nelson Mandela's Arrest

The charges Nelson Mandela got convicted of conspiracy to overthrow the state, and sentenced to life imprisonment in the Rivonia Trial. Mandela served 27 years in prison, initially on Robben Island, and later in Pollsmoor Prison and Victor Verster Prison.
  1. 27 years

  2. Former South African president and anti-apartheid activist Nelson Mandela turns 95 on Thursday. He spent many of his years in jail while still fighting for a democratic and free society. In all, Mandela was imprisoned for 27 years, 18 of those on Robben Island