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How Israel’s lobbyists occupied Mandela’s legacy

July 18, 2020

Attempts by Israel’s advocates to portray my grandfather as a liberal pacifist is a distortion of his legacy, writes Nkosi Zwelivelile Mandela “Where is the Palestinian Mandela?” is a question I have often heard from Israel’s defenders. What they are really asking is where is the Palestinian equivalent of Nelson Mandela – a man who, they believe, offered only olive branches and dialogue? Where is…