Nelson Mendela was offered a number of times to be released from prison if he would just denounce terrorism and he refused.
Nobody including President Obama denies that Obama wasn't a homophobe. President Obama just said he "evolved" and was no longer a homophobe.
I suppose some time in 1990 Nelson Mendela evolved.
1962 Mandela (on the left) illegally left South Africa for military training in Morocco not Algeria as the revisionist claim by the ALF which was aligned with the Soviet Union and was armed by the Soviet Union.