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Archbishop Desmond Tutu

South Africa’s Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu (80) is one of the world’s leading figures in the fight against oppression. He received worldwide recognition during the 1980s as an opponent of apartheid and, later, as chairman of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. He retired as Archbishop of Cape Town in1996 but has continued as a tireless campaigner for health and human rights. Tutu received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984.