Adam Habib | In a single act, FW de Klerk did more for humanity than most people do in a lifetime

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Former president FW de Klerk sits for a portrait on January 18, 2010 at Franschhoek Pass, Western Cape. (Ginkgo Agency/ www.21Icons.com via Getty Images)
Former president FW de Klerk sits for a portrait on January 18, 2010 at Franschhoek Pass, Western Cape. (Ginkgo Agency/ www.21Icons.com via Getty Images)
Ginkgo Agency/ www.21Icons.com via Getty Images

Adam Habib writes that FW de Klerk's death should not be celebrated as part of our commitment to victims of apartheid, but rather that this moment should form part of an affirmation of positive acts that build a common humanity.

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