October 3, 2012
by Stephen Krug
JURIST Guest Columnist Eric Leonard, the Henkel Family Chair in International Affairs at Shenandoah University, says that Archbishop Desmond Tutu's statements regarding the prosecution of George W. Bush and Tony Blair serve as an ardent call for advancement towards a truly universal system of ...[read more]
September 13, 2012
by Elizabeth Imbarlina
JURIST Guest Columnist Jesse Oppenheim, Brooklyn Law School Class of 2013, offers legal context to Archbishop Desmond Tutu's recent opinion in The Observer...On August 28, word leaked out that Archbishop Desmond Tutu had pulled out of an international summit in South Africa because he refused to ...[read more]
September 2, 2012
by Jennie Ryan
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Desmond Tutu on Sunday called for former US president George W. Bush and former UK prime minister Tony Blair to stand trial at the International Criminal Court (ICC) for their roles in the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Tutu argues thatThe immorality of the United States and ...[read more]
July 10, 2009
by Matt Glenn
Sweden will become the first European Union (EU) nation to extradite a Rwandan to his native country so that he can stand trial for his alleged role in Rwanda's 1994 genocide, Swedish Justice Minister Beatrice Ask announced Thursday. The announcement comes in response to a Rwandan government re... ...[read more]
September 23, 2008
by Andrew Wood
Corlett Letlojane: First and foremost, many people are saddened by the unceremonious departure of the President of South Africa, when his term of office is only ending in April 2008. Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, who chairs the group known as The Elders, is an elder statesman playing a ma... ...[read more]
June 19, 2008
by Deirdre Jurand
South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu said Wednesday that the US Senate should quickly pass a proposed bill designed to combat AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria because it would save lives and encourage other governments to increase their anti-AIDS efforts. The bill would directly support other ...[read more]
December 10, 2007
by Mike Rosen-Molina
South African Archbishop and Nobel Laureate Desmond Tutu Monday criticized the United States and Great Britain for detaining terror suspects without trial, describing the practice as a huge blot on democracy. He expressed surprise at the ease with which people had accepted government ass... ...[read more]
May 24, 2007
by D. Wes Rist
Nobel Laureate Desmond Tutu and international NGO Oxfam Thursday called on developing nations to submit proposals for a conventional weapons convention to the United Nations. Tutu urged developing nations especially to submit proposals for the convention, saying that trade in conventional weapons... ...[read more]
October 24, 2006
by Brett Murphy
Fifteen Nobel Peace Prize laureates sent a letter to United Nations member states Tuesday urging the UN General Assembly to explore an arms-trade treaty. The letter signers said they believe it imperative for humanity that the number of deaths caused by firearms be reduced. They recommen... ...[read more]
March 6, 2006
by Holly Manges Jones
UN General Assembly President Jan Eliasson said Monday that he is encouraged by the public support of five Nobel Peace Prize winners for the proposed UN Human Rights Council. Former US president Jimmy Carter, Costa Rica's Oscar Arias Sanchez, Kim Dae-Jung of Korea, Iranian human ri... ...[read more]

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