Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu dies.


Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu passed away on December 26. The news of his death was given by the President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa. Tutu was a well-known activist who fought for racial equality as well as an LGBT rights activist in South Africa while also being archbishop there.

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa described Tutu in a televised speech as “one of our nation’s best patriots”, adding, “the loss of our nation is truly a global loss.”

Tutu won the Nobel Prize in 1984 in recognition of his nonviolent opposition to white minority rule. US President Joe Biden also said that Tutu followed his spiritual call to create a better, freer and more equal world. “His legacy transcends boundaries and will resonate throughout the centuries.”

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