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Desmond Tutu quits seminar in protest over presence of Tony Blair | The Guardian

Archbishop pulls out of South African event over former prime minister’s support of Iraq war

by Ben Quinn

Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the Nobel laureate and icon of the anti-apartheid struggle, has withdrawn from a seminar in South Africa in protest at the presence of Tony Blair and the former prime minister’s support for the 2003 Iraq war.

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