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Nelson Mandela declined to meet Jeremy Corbyn’s anti-apartheid movement, book reveals

Jeremy Corbyn’s anti-apartheid efforts were snubbed by Nelson Mandela for “hindering” the campaign against racial segregation inSouth Africa, it has emerged.

The Labour MP was famously arrested for his participation in a picket outside the South African embassy which demanded Mr Mandela’s release from prison during the 1980s.

But efforts to arrange a meeting between Mr Mandela and the ultra-left splinter group which planned the four-year long protest outside the South African embassy repeatedly failed.

A new book reveals that City of London Anti-Apartheid Group (CLAAG), of which Mr Corbyn was an active member, asked for a meeting when Mr Mandela visited Britain following his release from prison…

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