Item 0037 - Bishop Desmond Tutu addresses United Nations special committee against apartheid

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Bishop Desmond Tutu addresses United Nations special committee against apartheid

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  • 1981 (Creation)

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(1931–)

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Archbishop Emeritus and anti-apartheid and human rights activist. Bishop of Lesotho, 1976–78. First black general secretary of the South African Council of Churches, 1978. Following the 1994 election, he chaired the Truth and Reconciliation Commission to investigate apartheid-era crimes. Recipient of the 1984 Nobel Peace Prize for seeking a nonviolent end to apartheid; the Albert Schweitzer Prize for Humanitarianism, 1986; and the Gandhi Peace Prize, 2005.

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Acquisition method: Resource Centre ; Accessioned by: Zunelle Breytenbach

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Desmond Tutu (Archbishop ) (Author)
United Nations Centre against Apartheid (Publisher)
Publisher: United Nations Centre Against Apartheid
1981

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