Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Desmond Tutu refuses to share a platform with Tony Blair

Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Archbishop Desmond Tutu.

Archbishop Desmond Tutu has withdrawn from an event later this week in Johannesburg because he feels he cannot share a platform with Tony Blair.

The retired archbishop, who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984 for his campaigning against apartheid, said that he had withdrawn from the event because he found the former prime minister's support for the invasion of Iraq to be "morally indefensible".

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