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Commission extends sympathies to the South African people


Commission extends sympathies to the South African people

Race Relations Commissioner, Dame Susan Devoy today extended her sympathies to the family and friends of Nelson Mandela and the South African people.

“Nelson Mandela was a great hero of the human rights movement and a voice for unity, dignity and respect.

“He was a man of great forgiveness and immeasurable achievement through truth and reconciliation.

“His passing is a time of great sadness for millions around the world, including here in New Zealand.

“Our prayers and the sympathies of everyone at the Commission are with the people of South Africa,” Dame Susan says.
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