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Bill Clinton: Mandela 'Champion for Human Dignity and Freedom'

Image: Bill Clinton: Mandela 'Champion for Human Dignity and Freedom' U.S. President Bill Clinton, left, shakes hands with South African President Nelson Mandela, 1998.

Former US president Bill Clinton, who was in office when Nelson Mandela took power in South Africa, on Thursday mourned the death of a "champion for human dignity and freedom".

"Today the world has lost one of its most important leaders and one of its finest human beings," Clinton said in a statement.

"History will remember Nelson Mandela as a champion for human dignity and freedom, for peace and reconciliation," he added.

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Former US president Bill Clinton, who was in office when Nelson Mandela took power in South Africa, on Thursday mourned the death of a champion for human dignity and freedom . Today the world has lost one of its most important leaders and one of its finest human beings, ...
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