A man apart who fought for justice everywhere

To these people, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu was a “traitor” because he dared to hold accountable a woman whose human flaws many refuse to accept

A man died this past weekend. I watched from a distance as many on social media platforms vilified him and called him cruel names. Nearly all these people cited his “treatment” of Mama Winnie Madikizela-Mandela at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), where he begged her to apologise for her role in brutal crimes committed by the Mandela United Football Club that reported to her.

The immortalised video of this exchange has been circulated widely on social media...

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