Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu says he is deeply distressed and broken hearted by the massacre perpetrated by the state of Israel in Gaza. On Monday 58 people were killed when Israeli troops opened fire during Palestinian protests. The violence came as the United States inaugurated its first embassy in Jerusalem.[…]
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and his wife Leah have sent their condolences to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela‘s family following news of her passing. Madikizela-Mandela died in Johannesburg on Monday at the age of 81. In a statement, Tutu has wished her a peaceful rest. He says for many years Madikizela-Mandela was a[…]
We owe a great debt to the generation that rose up against apartheid writes Desmond Tutu To appreciate the contribution of the children of 1976 to achieving our democracy, it’s important to contextualise their actions in the horror of the time. In the ’70s, the South African government was busily[…]
The Ahmed Kathrada Foundation welcomes Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s nomination of imprisoned Palestinian leader, Marwan Barghouthi, for the Nobel Peace Prize. Tutu, a Nobel Laureate, this week wrote to the Norway Nobel Committee, nominating the ‘Palestinian Mandela’ for the 2017 award. He called on the committee to “seize this occasion to[…]
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