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2011-07-26 14:25:00

NEW YORK, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nobel Peace Prize winner and human rights campaigner, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, is to attend to One Young World 2011. Despite announcing his international retirement from public life in October last year, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu will play a central role at the Opening Ceremony of One Young World 2011 Summit and Chair the Plenary Session on Interfaith Dialogue. The Summit will be held in Zurich this September. Archbishop Emeritus...

2011-04-01 07:00:00

KINGSTON, R.I., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released today by the Institute for International Sport: Archbishop Desmond Tutu will give his last public speech in the United States on May 20 at the XL Center in Hartford, CT as part of the kick-off festivities for the 2011 World Youth Peace Summit. Archbishop Tutu received the 1984 Nobel Peace Prize for his nonviolent work against apartheid, the South African government's policy of racial separateness....

2010-03-16 08:00:00

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., March 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Local high school students will have the opportunity to hear Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu when he comes to Springfield on Tuesday, April 20. The high school students will join students from American International College for a special meeting with the world leader in the Butova Gymnasium at 9:30 a.m. The Archbishop will meet with media representatives following the talk to students at 10:45 a.m. As part of the college's...

2009-01-29 12:06:42

Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu called for South Africa to tear up a defense contract with a Saab Aerospace subsidiary under investigation for bribery. The investigation concerns Saab subsidiary Sanip and the 1999 sale of JAS Gripen combat aircraft to South Africa, the Swedish news agency Tidningarnas Telegrambyra reported Thursday. They held the bribes out there like a carrot. Of course we could have said no, theoretically, but when you've been poor for a very long time and someone...

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