South Africa Mourns Death Of Nelson Mandela


French Justice minister Christiane Taubira delivers a speech in... News PhotoAnti-Apartheid,Christiane Taubira,Death,France,Government,Horizontal,Minister of Justice,Nelson Mandela,Paris - France,Politics,SpeechPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPFrench Justice minister Christiane Taubira delivers a speech in tribute to late South African anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela in Paris, on December 6, 2013. The revered icon of the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa and one of the towering political figures of the 20th century died on December 5, 2013 at age 95. Mandela, who was elected South Africa's first black president after spending nearly three decades in prison, had been receiving treatment for a lung infection at his Johannesburg home since September, after three months in hospital in a critical state. AFP PHOTO / BERTRAND GUAY (Photo credit should read BERTRAND GUAY/AFP/Getty Images)