South African Young Academy of Science

Freedom or Fallacy: A collage of South African perspectives. Where are we 26 years later?

Freedom or Fallacy: A collage of South African perspectives. Where are we 26 years later?
April 27, 2020 michellebeeslaar
Annually since 1995, we commemorate Freedom Day which marks the first South African non-racial, democratic elections held on 27 February 1994. The first democratic president, President Nelson Mandela is quoted as saying ‘for to be free is not merely to cast off one’s own chains but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others’.…