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Desmond Tutu

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  • December 27, 2021
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Desmond Tutu

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Context Desmond Tutu, the Nobel Peace Prize laureate who helped end apartheid in South Africa, has died aged 90.

Key takeaways 

  • A contemporary of anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, he was one of the driving forces behind the movement to end the policy of racial segregation and discrimination enforced by the white minority government against the black majority in South Africa from 1948 until 1991.
  • He was awarded the Nobel prize in 1984 for his role in the struggle to abolish the apartheid system.

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