Tony Leon

Tony Leon was South Africa’s Ambassador to Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay and before that Leader of the Opposition in the South African parliament and Leader of the Democratic Alliance; He is author of On the Contrary: Leading the Opposition in a Democratic South Africa (2008), an attorney of the High Court, South Africa and formerly lecturer in Law at the University of Witwatersrand.
Jewish Book Week through the year: Tony Leon
Tony Leon is a well-known politician in South Africa who was an active participant in the constitutional negotiations which led to the birth of a democratic South Africa. After retirement from parliament, where he was leader of the opposition, he became what he calls “an accidental ambassador” in South America. In this exclusive London event for Jewish Book Week to present volume two of his recollections, Tony Leon reflected in conversation with journalist John Carlin on “Jews, ...