Desmond Tutu campaigned not only for human rights, but also for environmental rights and health problems. He especially supported the containment of tuberculosis and HIV.
Why did Archbishop Tutu catch our attention? This was because of his outstanding leadership. He was extremely vocal, and protested peacefully. He was not afraid to speak up for what he believed was right, and did not fear the opinions of people and groups in power. He even dared to criticize the United Nations for supporting Indonesia in conquering West Papua, for he considered this another act of oppression -- which he had fought so hard against in South Africa. Desmond Tutu proves that not all reforms must be violent, and through devotion to one’s cause, people will hear you.
~Clare Zhou, Jacquelyn Ho, and Linda Qin
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