Communists have always played an active role in the fight by colonial countries for their freedom, because the short- term objects of Communism would always correspond with the long-term objects of freedom movements.
Nelson Mandela (b. 1918), South African political leader. Statement, April-May 1964, to the court in the Rivonia trial, South Africa. quoted in Fatima Meer, Higher than Hope, pt. 4, ch. 24 (1988-1990).