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Desmond Mpilo Tutu

Date of Birth: 7/10/1931


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Desmond Tutu

Human rights campaigner Desmond Tutu is not winning many friends in Beijing...


The year of the dragon, again

South Africa’s non-response to the Dalai Lama’s visa request to attend the 80th birthday of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu in October 2011 sparked outrage in the press at the perceived betrayal of South Africa’s support for human rights in favour of ‘selling out’ to China again...


Gwede Mantashe

The trip followed the uproar over the Dalai Lama’s aborted visit to Cape Town for Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s 80th birthday...


Foreign policy flip-flops

Adding to the picture are elder statesmen such as ex-Presidents Mandela and Frederik Willem de Klerk and Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu who all have one foreign policy initiative or another to promote...


Dalai Lama dumped again

While the Dalai Lama awaited a visa to attend Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s 80th birthday party on 7th October South African Vice-President Kgalema Motlanthe and Chinese Vice-President Xi Jinping were in Beijing signing a US$2...


Kiplagat's truth

Local rights groups and ten former truth commissioners from around the world led by Archbishop Desmond Tutu have called for Kiplagat's resignation which he has steadfastly resisted...


Truth and Kiplagat

The position of Bethuel Kiplagat Chairman of Kenya’s Truth Justice and Reconciliation Commission is under serious threat since the calls for his resignation by South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu and ten other heads and members of earlier truth commissions...


The hard road to truth, justice and reconciliation

Most criticism centres on Kiplagat arguing that his political history means he would struggle to play the sort of moral role in which Archbishop Desmond Tutu excelled in South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC)...


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