TV News LIES

Saturday, Sep 05th

Last update04:43:46 AM GMT

You are here News International Desmond Tutu quits summit with Blair over invasion of Iraq

Desmond Tutu quits summit with Blair over invasion of Iraq

E-mail Print PDF

Desmond TutuArchbishop Desmond Tutu has pulled out of an international summit because he doesn't want to share a platform with the "morally indefensible" Tony Blair, it emerged yesterday.

The retired archbishop, who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984 for his campaigning against apartheid, said that he had withdrawn from the event because he believed the former Prime Minister had supported the invasion of Iraq "on the basis of unproven allegations of the existence of weapons of mass destruction."

In a statement, Archbishop Tutu's office added: "The Discovery Invest Summit has leadership as its theme. Morality and leadership are indivisible. In this context, it would be inappropriate for the Archbishop to share a platform with Mr Blair."

A spokesman added that it was not a snap decision, saying that the Archbishop "thinks and prays and then acts". He added: "That's how he's always done things, including during the struggles."

TVNL Comment:   Bravo!

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Palestinian teachers, students strike in Israel over school budget cuts

Christian Israelis strikeMore than 30,000 Palestinian students missed the start of a new school year this week after...

Chaos as refugees forced off train after leaving besieged Budapest station

Refugee crisisRefugees poured into the main train station in Budapest on Thursday after police stopped blocking its...

China's Victory Day parade stirs national pride, leadership vows of peace

China military paradeChina's grand parade on Thursday, held to mark Japan's defeat in World War II, stirred nationalist...

On barren hilltop, Israeli settler vigilantism blurs into Jewish theocracy

Israeli settler theocracyClinging to a barren hillside, the “Baladim” outpost was little more than a solitary trailer, a...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!