Sunday, December 08, 2013

Nelson Mandela Tributes

Copenhagen, Denmark. 8th December 2013 -- All people were welcome to join the Nelson Mandela tribute at Christians Church and this woman looks like she has a good time even though they a gathered because of sad circumstances. Gonzales Photo/Martin Flt. -- Hundreds gather in Christians Church in Copenhagen to pay tribute and honour the anti-apartheid revolutionary Nelson Mandela after his death. Image: Gonzales Photography, Copenhagen, Denmark


Apostolic church members sing as they celebrate the life of former president Nelson Mandela near his home in Qunu, South Africa, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. South Africans flocked to houses of worship for a national day of prayer and reflection to honor former President Nelson Mandela, starting planned events that will culminate in what is expected to be one of the biggest funerals in modern times. Image: AP



Church goers dance in a circle as they celebrate the life of former president Nelson Mandela near his home in Qunu, South Africa, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. South Africans flocked to houses of worship for a national day of prayer and reflection to honor former President Nelson Mandela, starting planned events that will culminate in what is expected to be one of the biggest funerals in modern times. Image: AP



Mourners attend an early morning church service in memory of Nelson Mandela at the Regina Mundi church, which became one of the focal points of the anti-apartheid struggle, in Soweto, Johannesburg, People in South Africa are taking part in a day of "prayer and reflection" for late President Nelson Mandela. Image: AP



 Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, left, Nelson Mandela's former wife, greets worshippers at the Bryanston Methodist Church in Bryanston suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa, Sunday Dec. 8, 2013. South Africa is readying itself for the arrival of a flood of world leaders for the memorial service and funeral for Nelson Mandela as thousands of mourners continued to flock to sites around the country Saturday to pay homage to the freedom struggle icon. Image: AP



Karen Chickerling of South Africa looks up at the statue of Nelson Mandela along with her daughter Kayla in front of the South African Embassy in Washington, DC Friday, December 6, 2013. Mandela died Thursday night at the age of 95. Image: Ken Cedeno



Vilakazi Street, Soweto, South Africa: South African children react to the passing of Nelson Mandela, signing their names and wishes on placards of the icon, outside his home in Vilakazi Street, Soweto. Image: Louis Gubb, Soweto, South Africa



Flowers seen below Nelson's statue at South Bank in London. -- Hundreds of floral tributes were laid by Nelson Mandela's statue at Parliament Square and outside the South African Embassay following the passing of the former president on the first day of national day of prayer held in South Africa.Date: Sunday, December 8, 2013. Image: David Mbiyu



At the South African Embassy in Brussels, Belgium people gather with flowers and text at the window of the embassy Sunday, December 8, 2013. Image: Sander de Wilde



Seattle, United States. 7th December 2013 -- A crowd of around 100 attend a candlelight vigil at the Seattle Center's International Fountain to honor the late Nelson Mandela. The former president of South Africa and anti-apartheid revolutionary died at the age of 95. -- Approximately one hundred people gathered at the International Fountain in Seattle to honor the late Nelson Mandela. The former president of South Africa and anti-apartheid revolutionary died on December 5, 2013, at the age of 95.Image: Ted Hammond



An unidentified man signs a book of condolences at the South African Embassy in Washington, DC Friday, December 6, 2013. Image: Ken Cedeno



Islamabad Journalist Pay Tribute to Mandela, Islamabad, Pakistan. 7th December 2013 -- Participants observed one minute of silence as they pay tribute to Mandela. AJK PM and leaders from AJK and PFUJ laid flowers on the Photo of Mandela and candles were lightened. -- Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has termed the life and struggle of Nelson Mandela, as a symbol of all struggle for the cause of "freedom" and said, there is more to learn from his "Long Walk to Freedom, " than to mourn his death.Image: Taseen Farooq







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