In April 1961 the UN General Assembly condemned South Africa’s apartheid policy.

Leading the resistance to South Africa’s policy of apartheid in the 20th century, Nelson Mandela was incarcerated by the South African government from1964–82.

In 1993 he won the Nobel Prize for Peace along with South Africa’s president F.W. de Klerk, for having led the transition from apartheid to a multiracial democracy.

Source: Wikipedia