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De Klerk's change of heart

Speaking to a small group of journalists – including swissinfo.ch - in December 2008, South Africa’s last white President, F.W. De Klerk, who shared the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize with Nelson Mandela for his role in ending apartheid, explains why he once supported the system, and how he came to see that it was morally indefensible.

This content was published on December 6, 2013 - 09:00
Julia Slater

The interview was recorded in Gdansk; de Klerk was among a number of Nobel Peace Prize winners invited to Poland to mark the 25th anniversary of the peace prize to Solidarity leader Lech Walesa.

De Klerk's change of heart

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