South Africa After years of denial, former South African president F.W. de Klerk admitted apartheid was a crime against humanity. After pressure from different quarters and on the urging of apartheid icon Desmond Tutu, de Klerk stated: “This is not a time to quibble about the degrees of unacceptability of apartheid. It was totally unacceptable.”
United States The world’s richest man and Amazon boss Jeff Bezos has pledged $10 billion to help fight climate change. He said the money would finance work by scientists, activists and other groups. The money would be distributed this summer. Bezos had been criticised for financing the Blue Origin space programme for its carbon footprint. Before this pledge he had given $2 billion for homeless families and fund schools.
Germany Members of a German far-right group who were...