* On 5 August 1962 Mandela was arrested and imprisoned in Johannesburg fort.
* 25 October 1962, Mandela was sentenced to five years in prison and after that the 27 years imprisonment. * Mandela and his members were charged with capital crimes of sabotage ( He admitted). * He was charged with planning for foreign invasion on South Africa.
During my lifetime I have dedicated myself to the struggle of the African people. I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination . I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. It is an ideal which I hope to live for and to achieve . But if needs be, it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die
* Mandela was imprisoned on Robben Island 18 years ( of 27 ). * Reputation was growing up as important black leader for south Africa . * In jail, he was studying Bachelor of Laws via corresponding from London . * on 11 February 1990 he was released .
- In 2000, he called to charity for poor children and raised over 20 Million rand . - He became a supporter of SOS children's villages to raise orphaned and abandoned children. - He has efforts to eliminate AIDS in South Africa . - He attacked USA for dropping the atomic bombs in Japan and for Iraq invasion .