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Variety
Berlin Film Review: 'Shepherds and Butchers'We’ve seen the despairing trudge to the execution chamber in many an anti-death
Berlin Film Review: 'Shepherds and Butchers'
Variety / Posted 13 hours ago
We’ve seen the despairing trudge to the execution chamber in many an anti-death-penalty drama; the significantly messier way in which bodies leave the space, on the other hand, is less vividly built into our consciousness. For crafting a rare,... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Berlin Hidden Gem: 'Shepherds and Butchers'Director Oliver Schmitz on his long journey into South Africa's racist past and
Berlin Hidden Gem: 'Shepherds and Butchers'
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 22 hours ago
Director Oliver Schmitz on his long journey into South Africa's racist past and the damage done during apartheid on both sides of the racial divide. Throughout his career as a filmmaker, Oliver Schmitz has explored the institutional racism and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Alie Kabba Cannot Ignore Questions Around PersonalityImagine a highly educated person who has lived most of his adult life in the Un
Alie Kabba Cannot Ignore Questions Around Personality
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Imagine a highly educated person who has lived most of his adult life in the United States of America and seen politics at work in that part of the world tells you not to focus on 'Personality' but on 'Issues' - policies, programmes and manifestos -... Read more
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CBC.ca
Inuit groups gather suggestions for missing and murdered indigenous women inquiry processInuit organizations and families of missing and murdered Inuit women and girls
Inuit groups gather suggestions for missing and murdered indigenous women inquiry process
CBC.ca / Posted yesterday
Inuit organizations and families of missing and murdered Inuit women and girls met in Ottawa this week to draft recommendations on an Inuit-specific approach to the inquiry. "We want this inquiry to go as best as possible for the Inuit," said... Read more
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Daily News
Joint Opposition in uproar of self crisis: Victims' relief gets focus in Hussein visitThe visit of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad
Joint Opposition in uproar of self crisis: Victims' relief gets focus in Hussein visit
Daily News / Posted yesterday
The visit of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, certainly did not cause the political storm the forces of Mahinda Rajapaksa and the so-called Joint Opposition (JO) had expected from the event. The issue of... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Government, MILF commit to truce until 2017MANILA, Philippines - Despite the failure of Congress to pass the Bangsamoro la
Government, MILF commit to truce until 2017
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
MANILA, Philippines - Despite the failure of Congress to pass the Bangsamoro law, a ceasefire between the government and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) will hold for at least another year. The two sides doused fears of renewed violence as they... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
I want to know the truth, says sister of MK operative missing for 33 yearsNokuthula Simelane, an anti-apartheid activist who disappeared in 1983. (City P
I want to know the truth, says sister of MK operative missing for 33 years
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
Nokuthula Simelane, an anti-apartheid activist who disappeared in 1983. (City Press) Johannesburg - The sister of Nokuthula Simelane, an uMkhonto we Sizwe operative who went missing in 1983 after she was kidnapped, says she wants to know the... Read more
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CTV News
Promises kept, broken during Trudeau's first 100 days in powerOTTAWA -- Promises, promises. Justin Trudeau made 214 of them during last fall
Promises kept, broken during Trudeau's first 100 days in power
CTV News / Posted yesterday
OTTAWA -- Promises, promises. Justin Trudeau made 214 of them during last fall's marathon election campaign, according to TrudeauMetre.ca, a non-partisan, citizen-driven website that tracks if and when the prime minister delivers on his... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘Restore my sister’s dignity’Johannesburg - All Nokuthula Simelane’s family want is for her integrity to be
‘Restore my sister’s dignity’
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
Johannesburg - All Nokuthula Simelane’s family want is for her integrity to be restored and for her to be buried in a dignified place. This was a desperate plea from the deceased activist’s sister, Thembi Nkadimeng, during a media briefing at the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Churches Demand to Lead the Reconciliation Process, Say Government Workers, Activists Not NeutralChurch leaders have said government workers and civil society organisations dea
Churches Demand to Lead the Reconciliation Process, Say Government Workers, Activists Not Neutral
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Church leaders have said government workers and civil society organisations dealing with human rights abuses should be excluded from the National Peace and Reconciliation processes as their participation would dent the results of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MPs Pledge to Adopt TJRC Report By March, but Fear ResistanceNairobi — The Parliamentary Caucus on Human Rights has promised to adopt the st
MPs Pledge to Adopt TJRC Report By March, but Fear Resistance
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Nairobi — The Parliamentary Caucus on Human Rights has promised to adopt the stalled Truth Justice and Reconciliation Commission (TJRC) report before end of March. Speaking during a parliamentarians and survivors meeting in Nairobi, Kakamega MP... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Expedite Alignment of Laws, Justice Ministry ToldKadoma — The Ministry of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs should expedi
Expedite Alignment of Laws, Justice Ministry Told
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Kadoma — The Ministry of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs should expedite the alignment of laws to the new Constitution to help the country move forward with its economic programmes, Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said. Addressing the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Nokuthula Simelane's sister speaks out The NPA announced it will prosecute 4 apartheid cops for Simelane's disappear
Nokuthula Simelane's sister speaks out
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
The NPA announced it will prosecute 4 apartheid cops for Simelane's disappearance. Thembi Nkandimeng briefing the media about her sister Nokuthula Simelane who has been missing for past 32 years. Picture... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Activists say Jesuit-run inner city school bad for indigenous cultureA Jesuit-inspired middle school in a poor, violent neighborhood of Winnipeg, Ma
Activists say Jesuit-run inner city school bad for indigenous culture
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
A Jesuit-inspired middle school in a poor, violent neighborhood of Winnipeg, Manitoba, has been accused of cultural genocide and compared to the infamous residential schools that devastated native communities across Canada, but school officials say... Read more
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Pilipino Star
‘Next leaders must preserve government-MILF peace gains’MANILA, Philippines – Leaders of the next administration must preserve the gain
‘Next leaders must preserve government-MILF peace gains’
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – Leaders of the next administration must preserve the gains of the peace process with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), international monitors said yesterday. Chairman Alistair MacDonald, who along with other members of... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Tutu asks why it took years to prosecute apartheid murderJOHANNESBURG (AP) - Why has it taken South African prosecutors so long to charg
Tutu asks why it took years to prosecute apartheid murder
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 2 days ago
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Why has it taken South African prosecutors so long to charge four former members of the apartheid-era security forces for the 1983 murder of a young activist, Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu asked Thursday. This week, South... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Simelane was murdered in 1983, Tutu asks why it took until 2016 to charge his killersHe welcomed the decision of the National Prosecution Authority (NPA) to prosecu
Simelane was murdered in 1983, Tutu asks why it took until 2016 to charge his killers
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
He welcomed the decision of the National Prosecution Authority (NPA) to prosecute suspects accused of being involved in her killing‚ describing it as a “most significant and historic decision”. But he queried: “What has taken them so long? Why did... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Activists not fit for peace body, ChurchesCHURCH leaders have said government workers and civil society organisations dea
Activists not fit for peace body, Churches
New Zimbabwe / Posted 2 days ago
CHURCH leaders have said government workers and civil society organisations dealing with human rights abuses should be excluded from the National Peace and Reconciliation processes as their participation would dent the results of the... Read more
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Rappler
Gov't, MILF reconvene in MalaysiaMOVE FORWARD. The peace panels and various support groups reconvene in Kuala Lu
Gov't, MILF reconvene in Malaysia
Rappler / Posted 3 days ago
MOVE FORWARD. The peace panels and various support groups reconvene in Kuala Lumpur. Photo from OPAPP MANILA, Philippines – The Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) reconvened on Wednesday, February 10, in... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PH gov’t, MILF meet anew in Malaysia to reassess peace processThe Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) continue
PH gov’t, MILF meet anew in Malaysia to reassess peace process
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
The Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) continue to hold talks in Malaysia as they “assess means of moving forward” after Congress failed to approve the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL). In a statement, the Office... Read more
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Daily News
Explaining Transitional Justice in Sri LankaTransitional justice in Sri Lanka will be a long, difficult process; awareness-
Explaining Transitional Justice in Sri Lanka
Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
Transitional justice in Sri Lanka will be a long, difficult process; awareness-raising is absolutely essential. On January 29, I had the pleasure of attending a transitional justice workshop in Jaffna, Sri Lanka. The event was organized by the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
'Where is my baby's grave?'She hopes that a murder trial will reveal what happened to her daughter, who di
'Where is my baby's grave?'
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 days ago
She hopes that a murder trial will reveal what happened to her daughter, who disappeared 33 years ago. On February 26 she will face the apartheid security branch policemen - Willem Helm Johannes Coetzee, Anton Pretorius, Frederick Barnard Mong and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Morocco Still a Model for Justice in Mena, but Questions RemainThe month of January has a particular significance in the Middle East and North
Morocco Still a Model for Justice in Mena, but Questions Remain
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The month of January has a particular significance in the Middle East and North Africa. It was the month when the Arab uprisings were sparked five years ago. It was also the month when the transitional justice process was inaugurated in Morocco, 12... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Besigye Pledges to Appoint NRM Party MinistersBy Eriasa Mukiibi Sserunjogi Lira — The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) part
Besigye Pledges to Appoint NRM Party Ministers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
By Eriasa Mukiibi Sserunjogi Lira — The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party will set up a government of national unity that could even include members of the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) if it wins the February 18 presidential... Read more
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BC Local News
What does truth and reconciliation with indigenous peoples entail?— image credit: Contributed Recently the Truth and Reconciliation Commission c
What does truth and reconciliation with indigenous peoples entail?
BC Local News / Posted 4 days ago
— image credit: Contributed Recently the Truth and Reconciliation Commission concluded its work by publishing a report which the authors believe reveals the truth about the residential school system and its impact on First Nations people and the... Read more
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Campbell River Mirror
What does truth and reconciliation with indigenous peoples entail?— image credit: Contributed Recently the Truth and Reconciliation Commission c
What does truth and reconciliation with indigenous peoples entail?
Campbell River Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
— image credit: Contributed Recently the Truth and Reconciliation Commission concluded its work by publishing a report which the authors believe reveals the truth about the residential school system and its impact on First Nations people and the... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
South Africa to prosecute 4 apartheid-era cops for murderThe body of a young anti-apartheid activist who was kidnapped and tortured in 1
South Africa to prosecute 4 apartheid-era cops for murder
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 4 days ago
The body of a young anti-apartheid activist who was kidnapped and tortured in 1983 by South African police has never been found, her family never able to mourn at a grave, her killers not sent to prison. Now, more than three decades later,... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
South Africa to prosecute 4 apartheid-era cops for murderFILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 27, 1997 file photo, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and
South Africa to prosecute 4 apartheid-era cops for murder
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 4 days ago
FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 27, 1997 file photo, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and his wife Leah arrive at the special public hearing of South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Johannesburg. South African prosecutors plan to charge four... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
South Africa to prosecute 4 apartheid-era cops for murderFILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 27, 1997 file photo, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and
South Africa to prosecute 4 apartheid-era cops for murder
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 27, 1997 file photo, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and his wife Leah arrive at the special public hearing of South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Johannesburg. South African prosecutors plan to charge four... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
South Africa prosecute 4 apartheid era cops for murder AP News | 02/09/16 01:40 AM JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- South African prosecutors p
South Africa prosecute 4 apartheid era cops for murder
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 4 days ago
AP News | 02/09/16 01:40 AM JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- South African prosecutors plan to charge four former members of the apartheid-era security forces for the 1983 murder of an activist who opposed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NPA to Prosecute Apartheid-Era CrimeThe NPA intends prosecuting four members of the apartheid-era Soweto security b
NPA to Prosecute Apartheid-Era Crime
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
The NPA intends prosecuting four members of the apartheid-era Soweto security branch for the murder of Umkhonto we Sizwe operative Nokuthula Simelane. She disappeared after she was arrested and tortured in 1983. National Prosecuting Authority... Read more
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Denver Post
South Africa prosecute 4 apartheid-era cops for murderJOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African prosecutors plan to charge four former member
South Africa prosecute 4 apartheid-era cops for murder
Denver Post / Posted 4 days ago
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African prosecutors plan to charge four former members of the apartheid-era security forces for the 1983 murder of an activist who opposed white-minority rule. The National Prosecuting Authority says the female activist,... Read more
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iafrica.com
Cops face charges for apartheid murderFour former Soweto Special Branch police officers will be prosecuted for the 19
Cops face charges for apartheid murder
iafrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Four former Soweto Special Branch police officers will be prosecuted for the 1983 murder of ANC operative Nokuthula Simelane, the National Prosecuting Authority said. According to the Cape Argus, the decision to prosecute the four officers was taken... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cops in dock for apartheid era-murderCape Town - An apartheid-era mystery spanning 33 years is one step closer to be
Cops in dock for apartheid era-murder
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
Cape Town - An apartheid-era mystery spanning 33 years is one step closer to being solved after the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) announced it would be prosecuting four police officers linked to the kidnapping and death of ANC operative... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Work in progress: Bringing District Six back to lifeThe Past Lies Ahead, her new exhibition at the Goodman Gallery, Cape Town, cont
Work in progress: Bringing District Six back to life
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 5 days ago
The Past Lies Ahead, her new exhibition at the Goodman Gallery, Cape Town, continues with this theme and includes a work in progress about District Six. The Lost District (2016) consists of a pane of plexiglass fitted into a previously covered-over... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
'Hit squad' on trialBut the National Prosecuting Authority believes it will get justice for the fam
'Hit squad' on trial
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 5 days ago
But the National Prosecuting Authority believes it will get justice for the family of Nokuthula Simelane, who was kidnapped, tortured and killed, allegedly by a Soweto apartheid hit squad 33 years ago. Yesterday, the NPA announced it was to... Read more
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iol.co.za
Apartheid-era cops face murder chargesPretoria – Members of the Soweto Special Branch will be prosecuted for the apar
Apartheid-era cops face murder charges
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
Pretoria – Members of the Soweto Special Branch will be prosecuted for the apartheid-era murder of Nokuthula Simelane who disappeared in 1983, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said on Monday. “Members of the media are advised that on January... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Tutu defends reconciliation processJohannesburg - Retired archbishop Desmond Tutu has defended the reconciliation
Tutu defends reconciliation process
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 days ago
Johannesburg - Retired archbishop Desmond Tutu has defended the reconciliation policy that ended white minority rule in South Africa, saying the country has social and economic problems largely because of later mismanagement. Some have described... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
NPA to prosecute apartheid era crimeMpho Raborife, News24 Johannesburg - The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA)
NPA to prosecute apartheid era crime
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 days ago
Mpho Raborife, News24 Johannesburg - The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) intends prosecuting four members of the apartheid-era Soweto security branch for the murder of Umkhonto we Sizwe operative Nokuthula Simelane. She disappeared after she... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
NPA to prosecute apartheid-era crimeShe disappeared after she was arrested and tortured in 1983. National Prosecut
NPA to prosecute apartheid-era crime
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 5 days ago
She disappeared after she was arrested and tortured in 1983. National Prosecuting Authority spokesperson Luvuyo Mfaku said on Monday that National Director of Public Prosecutions Shaun Abrahams decided on January 30 to pursue the matter. This was... Read more
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Eye Witness News
4 Soweto members for apartheid police to appear in court over slain Simelane Nokuthula Simelane was kidnapped, detained, tortured & interrogated and was n
4 Soweto members for apartheid police to appear in court over slain Simelane
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
Nokuthula Simelane was kidnapped, detained, tortured & interrogated and was never seen again. Thembi Nkandimeng briefing the media about her sister Nokuthula Simelane who... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Soweto cops face prosecution over apartheid crimeThe National Prosecuting Authority intends to pursue a case against four Soweto
Soweto cops face prosecution over apartheid crime
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 5 days ago
The National Prosecuting Authority intends to pursue a case against four Soweto security branch policemen implicated in the murder of a young Umkhonto we Sizwe courier in the 1980s‚ it said on Monday. Nokuthula Simelane‚ from Bethal‚ was 23 when she... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
South Africa's Desmond Tutu defends reconciliation processJOHANNESBURG (AP) - Retired archbishop Desmond Tutu has defended the reconcilia
South Africa's Desmond Tutu defends reconciliation process
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 5 days ago
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Retired archbishop Desmond Tutu has defended the reconciliation policy that ended white minority rule in South Africa, saying the country has social and economic problems largely because of later mismanagement. Some South... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
South Africa's Desmond Tutu defends reconciliation processJOHANNESBURG (AP) - Retired archbishop Desmond Tutu has defended the reconcilia
South Africa's Desmond Tutu defends reconciliation process
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 5 days ago
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Retired archbishop Desmond Tutu has defended the reconciliation policy that ended white minority rule in South Africa, saying the country has social and economic problems largely because of later mismanagement. Some South... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
South Africa's Desmond Tutu defends reconciliation processJOHANNESBURG (AP) - Retired archbishop Desmond Tutu has defended the reconcilia
South Africa's Desmond Tutu defends reconciliation process
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 5 days ago
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Retired archbishop Desmond Tutu has defended the reconciliation policy that ended white minority rule in South Africa, saying the country has social and economic problems largely because of later mismanagement. Some South... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
South Africa's Desmond Tutu defends reconciliation processJOHANNESBURG (AP) � Retired archbishop Desmond Tutu is defending South Africa's
South Africa's Desmond Tutu defends reconciliation process
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 5 days ago
JOHANNESBURG (AP) � Retired archbishop Desmond Tutu is defending South Africa's reconciliation policy that followed white-minority rule, saying the country has social and economic problems largely because of later mismanagement. In recent social... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
South Africa's Desmond Tutu defends reconciliation processJOHANNESBURG (AP) - Retired archbishop Desmond Tutu has defended the reconcilia
South Africa's Desmond Tutu defends reconciliation process
Hawaii News Now / Posted 5 days ago
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Retired archbishop Desmond Tutu has defended the reconciliation policy that ended white minority rule in South Africa, saying the country has social and economic problems largely because of later mismanagement. Some South... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
South Africa's Desmond Tutu defends reconciliation processJOHANNESBURG (AP) — Retired archbishop Desmond Tutu has defended the reconcilia
South Africa's Desmond Tutu defends reconciliation process
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 5 days ago
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Retired archbishop Desmond Tutu has defended the reconciliation policy that ended white minority rule in South Africa, saying the country has social and economic problems largely because of later mismanagement. Some South... Read more
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Salon.com
South Africa’s Desmond Tutu defends reconciliation processJOHANNESBURG (AP) — Retired archbishop Desmond Tutu has defended the reconcilia
South Africa’s Desmond Tutu defends reconciliation process
Salon.com / Posted 5 days ago
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Retired archbishop Desmond Tutu has defended the reconciliation policy that ended white minority rule in South Africa, saying the country has social and economic problems largely because of later mismanagement. Some South... Read more
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CTV News
Desmond Tutu defends South Africa's reconciliation processJOHANNESBURG - Retired archbishop Desmond Tutu has defended the reconciliation
Desmond Tutu defends South Africa's reconciliation process
CTV News / Posted 5 days ago
JOHANNESBURG - Retired archbishop Desmond Tutu has defended the reconciliation policy that ended white minority rule in South Africa, saying the country has social and economic problems largely because of later mismanagement. Some South Africans... Read more
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