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Cuba: Madiba Was Great, But Not Perfect

Written by Janine Mendes-Franco On 18 December 2013 @ 8:31 am | 1 Comment

In Caribbean, Citizen Media, Cuba, English, Freedom of Speech, Human Rights, Politics, Quick Reads

Cuban blog Without Evasion [1] says the best way in which she can pay tribute to Nelson Mandela is by “imitating him in forgiveness and reconciliation”:

I forgive you…for the friendship with…the vilest dictator my people has ever had…for placing your hand –redemptive for your people- on the bloodied shoulders of the one who excludes and reviles mine.

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[1] Without Evasion: http://sinevasionen.wordpress.com/2013/12/16/mandela-my-belated-personal-tribute-miriam-celaya/

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