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Mandela’s last days recalled in ‘assisted dying’ debate

Mandela’s last days recalled in ‘assisted dying’ debate

| July 22, 2014

(GIN)–A contentious debate will take place recently in England’s House of Lords on a subject close to the heart of Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town, Desmond Tutu, now an outspoken advocate for a dignified death at life’s end – something he fears was denied to his best friend and collaborator for human rights–Nelson Mandela. Tutu, […]

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Tutu chides ANC for excluding minority whites at Mandela service

Tutu chides ANC for excluding minority whites at Mandela service

| December 24, 2013

Archbishop Desmond Tutu, an activist in the anti-apartheid struggle, said he was dismayed at the “blatant exclusion” of Afrikaners from memorial services for Nelson Mandela.

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Desmond Tutu turns 82, keeps hope alive for peace

Desmond Tutu turns 82, keeps hope alive for peace

| October 15, 2013

(GIN)—Outspoken peace advocate, former Archbishop Desmond Tutu, marked his 82 birthday Monday amidst well-wishers including former U.N. chief Kofi Annan who delivered the third annual Desmond Tutu International Peace Lecture at the University of the Western Cape. Annan called on Africans to embrace all people regardless of their gender, sexual orientation or economic status. He […]

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