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Tutu artwork causes traffic pile-up

A project to celebrate Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu caused traffic congestion yesterday morning when a crane was used for parts of the construction on the corners of Adderley and Wale streets. The dome-like structure in its shell stage is taking … Continue reading

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An open letter from Desmond Tutu to Aung San Su Kyi | IOL News

My dear Aung San Su Kyi I am now elderly, decrepit and formally retired, but breaking my vow to remain silent on public affairs out of profound sadness about the plight of the Muslim minority in your country, the Rohingya. … Continue reading

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Those who bestowed awards on Suu Kyi must speak up

The National Association of Democratic Lawyers (Nadel) associates itself fully with the calls by international NGOs and other organisations calling for direct UN intervention in the humanitarian catastrophe in the Rakhine state of Myanmar where hundreds of thousands of the … Continue reading

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Desmond Tutu speaks out on plight of Rohingya Muslims

JOHANNESBURG – Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has broken his vow of silence to speak out on the plight of the Muslim minority in Myanmar. In an open letter to Myanmar’s leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, on Thursday evening, Tutu talks … Continue reading

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Desmond Tutu to Aung San Suu Kyi: The price of your silence is too steep

My dear Aung San Suu Kyi, I am now elderly, decrepit and formally retired, but breaking my vow to remain silent on public affairs out of profound sadness about the plight of the Muslim minority in your country, the Rohingya. … Continue reading

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Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu appeals to Suu Kyi to intervene

JOHANNESBURG • Retired South African cleric and anti-apartheid campaigner Archbishop Desmond Tutu has urged Myanmar leader and fellow Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi to intervene to help Rohingya Muslims fleeing her country. Western critics have accused Ms Suu Kyi … Continue reading

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An open letter from Desmond Tutu to Aung San Su Kyi | – IOL

My dear Aung San Su Kyi I am now elderly, decrepit and formally retired, but breaking my vow to remain silent on public affairs out of profound sadness about the plight of the Muslim minority in your country, the Rohingya. … Continue reading

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Desmond Tutu speaks out on plight of Rohingya Muslims – EWN

JOHANNESBURG – Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has broken his vow of silence to speak out on the plight of the Muslim minority in Myanmar. In an open letter to Myanmar’s leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, on Thursday evening, Tutu talks … Continue reading

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Desmond Tutu to Aung San Suu Kyi: Save the Rohingya in Myanmar

And the world has sat up and noticed. The archbishop wrote the letter to his dear friend and fellow Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi on his Facebook page, calling on her to help end the persecution of Myanmar’s Rohingya … Continue reading

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Desmond Tutu condemns Aung San Suu Kyi: ‘Silence is too high a …

The Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu has called on Aung San Suu Kyi to end military-led operations against Myanmar’s Rohingya minority, which have driven 270,000 refugees from the country in the past fortnight. The 85-year old archbishop said the “unfolding horror” … Continue reading

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