Pics: Embassies honour Madiba

 
 
 
  • The South African flag flying at half mast on a dreary afternoon outside the Union Buildings, Pretoria following the death of  former president Nelson Mandela, on December 6, 2013. Mandela, the revered icon of South Africa's anti-apartheid struggle and a towering figure of 20th century politics, died on December 5 aged 95. Via @PikkieGreeff
  • Australia, Canberra: A national flag is flown at half-mast at the South African High Commission in Canberra (AFP / Mark Graham)
  • China, Beijing: A South African flag flies at half mast outside the South African embassy in Beijing. (AFP / Ed Jones)
  • South African flag and the Union flag at half mast above Downing Street this morning via @TVRav
  • #RIPMADIBA: White House flag flies at half-mast in tribute to Mandela. Via @RedPepperUG
  • In London: South Africa house mourns Nelson Mandela with a flag hoisted half mast. Via @DickiesTickler
  • Austria: In memory of the passing of Nelson Mandela, the Embassy is flying its flag at half-mast today. Via @UKinAustria
  • The Australian flag at Monash Council is flying at half-mast today as a sign of respect for Nelson Mandela. @danny_tran
  • The British Embassy Tokyo flag flies at half mast today in honour of Nelson #Mandela. Via @UKinJapan
  • In Moscow: The British Embassy pays tribute to Nelson Mandela by hoisting their flag at half mast. Via @BBCDanielS
  • Here's the South African flag flying at half mast in Liverpool following the death of Nelson #Mandela Via @lpoolcouncil
  • In France: The Eiffel Tower has been lit up in the colours of the South African flag to grieve Nelson Mandela's death. Via @GoogleEarthPics