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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.
Stunned and disgusted, she joined the Congress of Democrats, which was aligned to the African National Congress, and was one of the first women recruited into the Umkhonto we Sizwe - Spear of the Nation.
He had recently returned from a trip across Africa drumming up support for the new Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK), or "Spear of the Nation".
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.
Afrika fought on the Allied side in the Second World War and later as part of Umkhonto we Sizwe (or "Spear of the Nation" in Zulu, the name of the armed wing of the African National Congress) in the anti-apartheid struggle.
Inspired by a trade unionist family member, he became involved in politics at an early age, joined the African National Congress in 1959 and became an active member of the military wing Umkhonto We Sizwe in 1962, following the banning of the ANC in 1960.