Freedom Charter

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Freedom Charter states : “The mineral wealth beneath the soil… shall be transferred to the ownership of the people as a whole and that all people shall be entitled to take part in the administration of the country” External link

mg Friday, December 24, 2021 3:24:00 AM EAT

Freedom Charter concludes : “these freedoms we will fight for, side by side, throughout our lives until we have won our liberty” External link

businessday Monday, March 15, 2021 4:16:00 PM EAT

Freedom Charter declared : “All National Groups shall have equal rights and that they shall be protected by law against insults to their race and national pride and that the preaching and practice of national, race or colour discrimination and contempt shall be punishable by law and that all apartheid laws and practices shall be set aside. ” External link

leadership Wednesday, February 3, 2021 7:36:00 AM EAT

Freedom Charter declares : “South Africa belongs to all who live in it, black and white, and that no government can justly claim authority unless it is based on the will of the people” External link

gov-za Thursday, February 6, 2020 3:14:00 PM EAT

Freedom Charter said : “the land must be shared amongst those who work it” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, January 16, 2019 5:03:00 PM EAT

Freedom Charter states : “We the mining communities here gathered affirm our support for the PMC and as such we affirm our right to participate in, contribute to, and enjoy economic, social, cultural and political development, in which all our fundamental human freedoms and rights can be fully realized” External link

allafrica Thursday, June 30, 2016 3:25:00 PM EAT

Freedom Charter states : "The Doors of Learning and Culture Shall be Opened! The government shall discover, develop and encourage national talent for the enhancement of our cultural life; All the cultural treasures of mankind shall be open to all, by free exchange of books, ideas and contact with other lands; The aim of education shall be to teach the youth to love their people and their culture, to honour human brotherhood, liberty and peace; Education shall be free, compulsory, universal and equal for all children; Higher education and technical training shall be opened to all by means of state allowances and scholarships awarded on the basis of merit; Adult illiteracy shall be ended by a mass state education plan; Teachers shall have all the rights of other citizens; The colour bar in cultural life, in sport and in education shall be abolished" External link

allafrica Friday, June 17, 2016 12:06:00 PM EAT



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Freedom CharterEN90.04%
Freedom CharterFR9.10%
FREEDOM CHARTEREN0.57%
Freedom CharterES0.14%
Freedom CharterSW0.14%


 
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Neil Aggett wrote ( about Freedom Charter ) : “I support the principles of the Freedom Charter as the basis for a democratic non-racial society – one man one vote. However, I am not a member of the ANC. They seem to be more active outside of South Africa than within and not very active in areas that affect people’s daily lives. I believe we must fight against apartheid in ways that involve people in their day to day struggles on the factory floor and in the communities…” External link

dailymaverick Friday, February 12, 2021 3:51:00 AM EAT

Mosiuoa Lekota said ( about Freedom Charter ) : “This makes them beholden to the party and its leadership rather than to voters and places party politics and loyalties ahead of effectiveness and delivery. The point here having been that the Freedom Charter declared that the people shall govern - that it is the people who will say what needs to be done, not somebody on their behalf” External link

eyewitness-news Tuesday, February 9, 2021 8:48:00 PM EAT

Nomusa Dube-Ncube said ( about Freedom Charter ) : “On this important day, we pause to pay tribute to the pathfinders of our freedom and democracy. It should also be remembered that several heroes of our revolution were inspired by the Freedom Charter,” External link

iol Wednesday, September 16, 2020 4:01:00 PM EAT

Jerry Ekandjo said ( about Freedom Charter ) : “It is up to the South African youth to ensure that the Freedom Charter is implemented to its fullest, it is a living document. May his soul rest in peace,” External link

namibiansun Thursday, July 23, 2020 1:32:00 AM EAT

Fred Hahn said ( about Freedom Charter ) : “This is a violation of worker’s rights, full stop. This challenge is about defending worker’s rights protected by the Charter of Rights and Freedom. Charter rights matter. Human rights matter. Workers’ rights matter,” External link

citynews-ca Tuesday, December 17, 2019 10:26:00 PM EAT

Yusuf Bhamjee said ( about Freedom Charter ) : “In that way, we were given the opportunity to get involved as activists on all fronts and the sporting front to fight for a non-racial sports atmosphere but at the same time to try and fight for the creation of a non-racial, non-sexist, democratic South Africa that was inspired by the Freedom Charter and the ANC,” External link

iol Tuesday, October 15, 2019 6:03:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about Freedom Charter ) : “These are the principles for which many in our country fought and for which many lost their lives. The values that underwrite these inscriptions are reflected in the Freedom Charter, adopted in Kliptown in 1955.They are the fundamental values of our democratic society, articulated in our constitution and celebrated every day in millions of different ways,” “These values have universal appeal. They are consistent with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and find resonance with the rest of progressive humanity.These principles therefore not only bind us together as a nation, but they bind us to the peoples of the world.It is significant that these principles are being inscribed on the steps of Parliament as we celebrate 25 years of a free and democratic South Africa” External link

iol Tuesday, March 19, 2019 6:24:00 PM EAT

Bola Ray said ( about Freedom Charter ) : “So far it has been a pleasurable experience, memories that will live with me forever, getting first-hand info from the natives in Soweto about the Freedom Charter and visiting the Mandela House at Orlando West was revealing,” “Thanks to SA Tourism for making this one of the best holidays imaginable for me” External link

modernghana Friday, March 1, 2019 1:46:00 PM EAT

Jacob Zuma said ( about Freedom Charter ) : “It is always saddening to lose such a principled and esteemed freedom fighter and struggle veteran like Ms Lipman who was at the forefront during the 1955 congress of the people which drafted the Freedom Charter, the foundation for our democratic constitution. We wish to convey our heartfelt condolences to her family and relatives. May her soul rest in peace,” External link

thepresidency-za Saturday, December 10, 2016 5:03:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa answered ( about Freedom Charter ) : "If you read the Freedom Charter carefully, you will find that the clause that refers to education, and it says education must be free 'on merit'," External link

allafrica Thursday, November 3, 2016 1:59:00 PM EAT

Blade Nzimande said ( about Freedom Charter ) : “The Freedom Charter was much more cautious on higher education than other ANC policy documents,” External link

enca Thursday, October 13, 2016 8:45:00 PM EAT

Patrick Craven added ( about Freedom Charter ) : “It will be independent of any political party but not apolitical - free to campaign for any party which shares our commitment to the full implementation of the Freedom Charter and the socialist policies to liberate workers from the tyranny of white monopoly capitalism‚” External link

thetimes-za Saturday, August 27, 2016 6:12:00 PM EAT

Denis Goldberg noted ( about Freedom Charter ) : “This is not upholding the Freedom Charter and not upholding our constitutional duty to promote a non-racial South Africa. To remain in power for what? More cronyism? More lack of integration?” External link

enca Saturday, August 13, 2016 11:55:00 AM EAT

Thabo Mbeki said ( about Freedom Charter ) : “The Freedom Charter says the people shall govern, so this issue about the capacity of the people to choose their own government and participate in the process of determining policy has been central for many decades in our lives,” “Therefore when you come to exercise that vote, it’s in a sense a celebration of the struggle, it’s a celebration of that victory” External link

iol Wednesday, August 3, 2016 11:06:00 PM EAT

Thabo Mbeki said ( about Freedom Charter ) : “Well you know we were involved in [the] struggle for a long time... and you know the Freedom Charter says the people shall govern. "So this issue of the capacity of the people to choose their own government to participate in the process of determining policy has been very central for many many decades of our lives and therefore when you come to exercise that vote it really is in a sense a celebration of that struggle. "It is a celebration of that victory because as I said the matter of one person one vote and the capacity of people to govern was such an central purpose of the struggle. And therefore to come vote is really to salute a victory” External link

news24 Wednesday, August 3, 2016 6:04:00 PM EAT

Thabo Mbeki said ( about Freedom Charter ) : “Well you know we were involved in [the] struggle for a long time... and you know the Freedom Charter says the people shall govern. "So this issue of the capacity of the people to choose their own government to participate in the process of determining policy has been very central for many many decades of our lives and therefore when you come to exercise that vote it really is in a sense a celebration of that struggle. "It is a celebration of that victory because as I said the matter of one person one vote and the capacity of people to govern was such an central purpose of the struggle. And therefore to come vote is really to salute a victory” External link

news24 Wednesday, August 3, 2016 5:01:00 PM EAT

Nelson Mandela said ( about Freedom Charter ) : “The most important political document ever adopted by the ANC is the Freedom Charter,” External link

iol Sunday, July 31, 2016 3:06:00 PM EAT

Zizi Kodwa said ( about Freedom Charter ) : "We must continue to give effect to our demand encapsulated in the Freedom Charter that ‘The People Shall Govern,’" External link

coastweek Friday, July 29, 2016 12:25:00 PM EAT

Zizi Kodwa said ( about Freedom Charter ) : "We must continue to give effect to our demand encapsulated in the Freedom Charter that 'The People Shall Govern,'" "We have achieved much together and our challenges can be overcome by standing together. The ability to further improve the lives of all our people lies in your hands," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, July 27, 2016 8:36:00 PM EAT

Zizi Kodwa said ( about Freedom Charter ) : "We must continue to give effect to our demand encapsulated in the Freedom Charter that 'The People Shall Govern,'" "We have achieved much together and our challenges can be overcome by standing together. The ability to further improve the lives of all our people lies in your hands," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, July 27, 2016 8:36:00 PM EAT

Ebrahim Fakir said ( about Freedom Charter ) : “The EFF started off rubbishing the Freedom Charter. It has now turned around and embraced it, and no one has captured that,” External link

iol Tuesday, July 26, 2016 2:24:00 PM EAT

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Freedom Charter

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Freedom Charter states : “The mineral wealth beneath the soil… shall be transferred to the ownership of the people as a whole and that all people shall be entitled to take part in the administration of the country” External link

mg Friday, December 24, 2021 3:24:00 AM EAT

Freedom Charter concludes : “these freedoms we will fight for, side by side, throughout our lives until we have won our liberty” External link

businessday Monday, March 15, 2021 4:16:00 PM EAT

Freedom Charter declared : “All National Groups shall have equal rights and that they shall be protected by law against insults to their race and national pride and that the preaching and practice of national, race or colour discrimination and contempt shall be punishable by law and that all apartheid laws and practices shall be set aside. ” External link

leadership Wednesday, February 3, 2021 7:36:00 AM EAT

Freedom Charter declares : “South Africa belongs to all who live in it, black and white, and that no government can justly claim authority unless it is based on the will of the people” External link

gov-za Thursday, February 6, 2020 3:14:00 PM EAT

Freedom Charter said : “the land must be shared amongst those who work it” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, January 16, 2019 5:03:00 PM EAT

Freedom Charter states : “We the mining communities here gathered affirm our support for the PMC and as such we affirm our right to participate in, contribute to, and enjoy economic, social, cultural and political development, in which all our fundamental human freedoms and rights can be fully realized” External link

allafrica Thursday, June 30, 2016 3:25:00 PM EAT

Freedom Charter states : "The Doors of Learning and Culture Shall be Opened! The government shall discover, develop and encourage national talent for the enhancement of our cultural life; All the cultural treasures of mankind shall be open to all, by free exchange of books, ideas and contact with other lands; The aim of education shall be to teach the youth to love their people and their culture, to honour human brotherhood, liberty and peace; Education shall be free, compulsory, universal and equal for all children; Higher education and technical training shall be opened to all by means of state allowances and scholarships awarded on the basis of merit; Adult illiteracy shall be ended by a mass state education plan; Teachers shall have all the rights of other citizens; The colour bar in cultural life, in sport and in education shall be abolished" External link

allafrica Friday, June 17, 2016 12:06:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
president100.00%EN02/15/201715/02/2017
Names Lang Count
Freedom CharterEN90.04%
Freedom CharterFR9.10%
FREEDOM CHARTEREN0.57%
Freedom CharterES0.14%
Freedom CharterSW0.14%


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Neil Aggett wrote ( about Freedom Charter ) : “I support the principles of the Freedom Charter as the basis for a democratic non-racial society – one man one vote. However, I am not a member of the ANC. They seem to be more active outside of South Africa than within and not very active in areas that affect people’s daily lives. I believe we must fight against apartheid in ways that involve people in their day to day struggles on the factory floor and in the communities…” External link

dailymaverick Friday, February 12, 2021 3:51:00 AM EAT

Mosiuoa Lekota said ( about Freedom Charter ) : “This makes them beholden to the party and its leadership rather than to voters and places party politics and loyalties ahead of effectiveness and delivery. The point here having been that the Freedom Charter declared that the people shall govern - that it is the people who will say what needs to be done, not somebody on their behalf” External link

eyewitness-news Tuesday, February 9, 2021 8:48:00 PM EAT

Nomusa Dube-Ncube said ( about Freedom Charter ) : “On this important day, we pause to pay tribute to the pathfinders of our freedom and democracy. It should also be remembered that several heroes of our revolution were inspired by the Freedom Charter,” External link

iol Wednesday, September 16, 2020 4:01:00 PM EAT

Jerry Ekandjo said ( about Freedom Charter ) : “It is up to the South African youth to ensure that the Freedom Charter is implemented to its fullest, it is a living document. May his soul rest in peace,” External link

namibiansun Thursday, July 23, 2020 1:32:00 AM EAT

Fred Hahn said ( about Freedom Charter ) : “This is a violation of worker’s rights, full stop. This challenge is about defending worker’s rights protected by the Charter of Rights and Freedom. Charter rights matter. Human rights matter. Workers’ rights matter,” External link

citynews-ca Tuesday, December 17, 2019 10:26:00 PM EAT

Yusuf Bhamjee said ( about Freedom Charter ) : “In that way, we were given the opportunity to get involved as activists on all fronts and the sporting front to fight for a non-racial sports atmosphere but at the same time to try and fight for the creation of a non-racial, non-sexist, democratic South Africa that was inspired by the Freedom Charter and the ANC,” External link

iol Tuesday, October 15, 2019 6:03:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about Freedom Charter ) : “These are the principles for which many in our country fought and for which many lost their lives. The values that underwrite these inscriptions are reflected in the Freedom Charter, adopted in Kliptown in 1955.They are the fundamental values of our democratic society, articulated in our constitution and celebrated every day in millions of different ways,” “These values have universal appeal. They are consistent with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and find resonance with the rest of progressive humanity.These principles therefore not only bind us together as a nation, but they bind us to the peoples of the world.It is significant that these principles are being inscribed on the steps of Parliament as we celebrate 25 years of a free and democratic South Africa” External link

iol Tuesday, March 19, 2019 6:24:00 PM EAT

Bola Ray said ( about Freedom Charter ) : “So far it has been a pleasurable experience, memories that will live with me forever, getting first-hand info from the natives in Soweto about the Freedom Charter and visiting the Mandela House at Orlando West was revealing,” “Thanks to SA Tourism for making this one of the best holidays imaginable for me” External link

modernghana Friday, March 1, 2019 1:46:00 PM EAT

Jacob Zuma said ( about Freedom Charter ) : “It is always saddening to lose such a principled and esteemed freedom fighter and struggle veteran like Ms Lipman who was at the forefront during the 1955 congress of the people which drafted the Freedom Charter, the foundation for our democratic constitution. We wish to convey our heartfelt condolences to her family and relatives. May her soul rest in peace,” External link

thepresidency-za Saturday, December 10, 2016 5:03:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa answered ( about Freedom Charter ) : "If you read the Freedom Charter carefully, you will find that the clause that refers to education, and it says education must be free 'on merit'," External link

allafrica Thursday, November 3, 2016 1:59:00 PM EAT

Blade Nzimande said ( about Freedom Charter ) : “The Freedom Charter was much more cautious on higher education than other ANC policy documents,” External link

enca Thursday, October 13, 2016 8:45:00 PM EAT

Patrick Craven added ( about Freedom Charter ) : “It will be independent of any political party but not apolitical - free to campaign for any party which shares our commitment to the full implementation of the Freedom Charter and the socialist policies to liberate workers from the tyranny of white monopoly capitalism‚” External link

thetimes-za Saturday, August 27, 2016 6:12:00 PM EAT

Denis Goldberg noted ( about Freedom Charter ) : “This is not upholding the Freedom Charter and not upholding our constitutional duty to promote a non-racial South Africa. To remain in power for what? More cronyism? More lack of integration?” External link

enca Saturday, August 13, 2016 11:55:00 AM EAT

Thabo Mbeki said ( about Freedom Charter ) : “The Freedom Charter says the people shall govern, so this issue about the capacity of the people to choose their own government and participate in the process of determining policy has been central for many decades in our lives,” “Therefore when you come to exercise that vote, it’s in a sense a celebration of the struggle, it’s a celebration of that victory” External link

iol Wednesday, August 3, 2016 11:06:00 PM EAT

Thabo Mbeki said ( about Freedom Charter ) : “Well you know we were involved in [the] struggle for a long time... and you know the Freedom Charter says the people shall govern. "So this issue of the capacity of the people to choose their own government to participate in the process of determining policy has been very central for many many decades of our lives and therefore when you come to exercise that vote it really is in a sense a celebration of that struggle. "It is a celebration of that victory because as I said the matter of one person one vote and the capacity of people to govern was such an central purpose of the struggle. And therefore to come vote is really to salute a victory” External link

news24 Wednesday, August 3, 2016 6:04:00 PM EAT

Thabo Mbeki said ( about Freedom Charter ) : “Well you know we were involved in [the] struggle for a long time... and you know the Freedom Charter says the people shall govern. "So this issue of the capacity of the people to choose their own government to participate in the process of determining policy has been very central for many many decades of our lives and therefore when you come to exercise that vote it really is in a sense a celebration of that struggle. "It is a celebration of that victory because as I said the matter of one person one vote and the capacity of people to govern was such an central purpose of the struggle. And therefore to come vote is really to salute a victory” External link

news24 Wednesday, August 3, 2016 5:01:00 PM EAT

Nelson Mandela said ( about Freedom Charter ) : “The most important political document ever adopted by the ANC is the Freedom Charter,” External link

iol Sunday, July 31, 2016 3:06:00 PM EAT

Zizi Kodwa said ( about Freedom Charter ) : "We must continue to give effect to our demand encapsulated in the Freedom Charter that ‘The People Shall Govern,’" External link

coastweek Friday, July 29, 2016 12:25:00 PM EAT

Zizi Kodwa said ( about Freedom Charter ) : "We must continue to give effect to our demand encapsulated in the Freedom Charter that 'The People Shall Govern,'" "We have achieved much together and our challenges can be overcome by standing together. The ability to further improve the lives of all our people lies in your hands," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, July 27, 2016 8:36:00 PM EAT

Zizi Kodwa said ( about Freedom Charter ) : "We must continue to give effect to our demand encapsulated in the Freedom Charter that 'The People Shall Govern,'" "We have achieved much together and our challenges can be overcome by standing together. The ability to further improve the lives of all our people lies in your hands," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, July 27, 2016 8:36:00 PM EAT

Ebrahim Fakir said ( about Freedom Charter ) : “The EFF started off rubbishing the Freedom Charter. It has now turned around and embraced it, and no one has captured that,” External link

iol Tuesday, July 26, 2016 2:24:00 PM EAT