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What does MK stand for?

MK stands for Umkhonto We Sizwe (Spear of the Nation)

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In 1963, when many fellow leaders of the ANC and the Umkhonto we Sizwe were arrested, Mandela was brought to stand trial with them for plotting to overthrow the government by violence.
When Miliband made his remarks, he was defending the actions of Joe Slovo, a white Marxist who was one of the leaders of Umkhonto we Sizwe (Spear of the Nation), the military wing of the African National Congress, during the struggle against apartheid in South Africa.
Mr Slovo, a friend of Mr Miliband's academic father Ral-phwas one of the leaders of Umkhonto we Sizwe (Spear of the Nation), the armed military wing of the ANC.
It is worth noting that theAa military wing of the National African Congress called Umkhonto we Sizwe or Spear of the Nation (abbreviated to MK) was created in 1961 following the massacre of Sharpeville.