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Asia Mourns Passing of Peaceful Revolutionary: Mandela

Across Asia Friday, democracy advocates, political leaders and ordinary people paid tribute to Nelson Mandela as a peaceful revolutionary. Chinese authorities expressed deep grief, while some pondered the question of which person in China most resembled South Africa’s freedom fighter.   In Asia it was Mandela’s courage and compassion that was a source of inspiration in places where people still face serious restrictions on basic rights. From ordinary people to Nobel Laureate's,...

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