'ANC honoured Winnie more in death than life': Jesse Jackson

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eNCA spoke to US Reverend Jesse Jackson outside Winnie Madikizela-Mandelas house in Orlando West, Soweto.

eNCA spoke to US Reverend Jesse Jackson outside Winnie Madikizela-Mandelas house in Orlando West, Soweto.

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eNCA spoke to US Reverend Jesse Jackson outside Winnie Madikizela-Mandelas house in Orlando West, Soweto.

eNCA spoke to US Reverend Jesse Jackson outside Winnie Madikizela-Mandelas house in Orlando West, Soweto.

JOHANNESBURG - Civil rights activist, Jesse Jackson, says the ANC didn&39;t show Winnie Madikizela-Mandela enough appreciation.

He says freedom fighters are only appreciated after they die.

Jackson says the ANC honoured her more in death than life.

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"Peopl honour martyrs rather than marchers. She cherished being a freedom fighter," says Jackson.

Thousands attedended Madikizela-Mandela&39;s funeral on Saturday.

Madikizela-Mandela died on 2 April.

She was laid to rest next to her great-grandchildren at Fourways Memorial Park.