Saddened by the loss of the world Archbishop Desmond Tutu, died on December 26, 2021. He took his last breathe in his native South Africa at the age of 90. He was a global icon in human rights advocate. Indeed, fought tirelessly to end apartheid, South Africa’s official policy of racial segregation.
In 1984, Tutu won the Nobel Peace Prize for his non-violent anti-apartheid efforts. When the practice finally abolished in the ’90s. He also became the country’s chair for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. He was with his friend Nelson Mandela, who became the first president of the country. Also Read: Millie Bobby Brown Shares A Cute Pic With BF Jake Bongiovi
“He was larger than life, and for so many in South Africa and around the world his life has been a blessing,” the Nelson Mandela Foundation said in a statement. “His contributions to struggles against injustice, locally and globally, are matched only by the depth of his thinking about the making of liberatory futures for human societies”.
Likewise, celebrities from the Hollywood industry and big leaders like- Barack Obama are mourning the loss of Archbishop Desmond Tutu. In the year 1984, Tutu won the Nobel Peace Prize for his non-violent anti-apartheid efforts.
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Barack Obama also remembers calling Tutu a “mentor, a friend, and a moral compass” in his moving tribute. “A universal spirit, Archbishop Tutu was grounded in the struggle for liberation and justice in his own country, but also concerned with injustice everywhere,” Barack added on Twitter. Also Read: Kris Jenner, Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker drop their own version of ‘Jingle Bells’
The TV host Piers Morgan also shared his thoughts on Tutu’’s passing. He wrote to his Twitter, “A magnificently charismatic & heroic figure who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984 for his relentless campaign against Apartheid in South Africa. Love his quote: ‘If you want peace, you don’t talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies”.