David Coltart, The Annual Acton Lecture on Religion & Freedom

12-Jun-2014 2011 - This year's address is delivered by prominent Zimbabwean politician, human rights lawyer, and pro-democracy activist, David Coltart.

Senator Coltart is a committed and active Christian, and was a founding member of the Movement for Democratic Change, now in uneasy but determined coalition with long-reigning President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe.

In 2009, Coltart was appointed Zimbabwe's Minister for Education, Sports, Art and Culture.  He discusses religious influence in politics.


A very brave and intelligent man with conviction.

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