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  • Twitter suspends Archbishop Tutu’s account for ‘aggressive following’

    Twitter has suspended the official account of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, apparently for aggressive following. The 82-year-old Nobel Peace Prize laureate only joined Twitter today, before having his account suspended within a matter of hours: ==>> RT "@JCMaree: help young Desmond Tutu along with followers on twitter @TutuLegacy"— DJ Fresh (Big Dawg) (@DJFreshSA) August 8, 2013 #desmondtutu “I am an elderly and decrepit. Don’t Tweet me; I’ll Tweet you!” the Archbishop debuted on Twitter.— Alex Crawford (@AlexCrawfordSky) August 8, 2013 The issue was apparently with aggressive following, despite the fact that the account only followed 30 accounts before it was suspended....

  • Archbishop Tutu petitions online for Nobel Peace Prize winner’s freedom

    Nobel Peace Prize winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu is campaigning for the release of fellow laureate Liu Xiaobo, who is currently under arrest by the Chinese government. The online petition is addressed to Chinese leader Xi Jinping and asks for the immediate release of the intellectual and democracy activist, who is also the world’s only imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. It has received over 200 000 signatures since going live earlier this week....