Prominent worldide contest award human rights leaders chosen from across the world to receive critical financial backing from Open Society Foundation
Desmond Tutu articles on Democracy Chronicles
Desmond Tutu was a South African social rights activist, Anglican bishop, and democracy supporter who rose to worldwide fame during the 1980s as an opponent of apartheid. Also check out our section on Political Dissidents and our articles on Nelson Mandela, South Africa, or for all of Africa.
Human rights activist China dissident Liu Xiaobo’s release from prison is demanded by top national activists and major outpouring of international support
Apartheid activist challenges ruling African National Party with new South Africa political party
Ruling ANC Party, the South Africa opposition predict loss of seats as economy slows down
Likely to remain South Africa leader despite widespread disenchantment, Zuma wins big election landslide: South Africa is likely to see economic struggles as Zuma leadership certain
South Africa continues to see widespread dissent as country’s economy struggles: South African ANC’s Zuma is seeing new challenges to his party support