Prince Harry spoke at the United Nations to mark Mandela Day, the annual celebration of the life and work of Nelson Mandela.
In a prepared speech, Harry criticized “a few” of those, he said, of “weaponizing lies and misinformation at the expense of many,” before adding , “And from the horrific war in Ukraine to the reversal of constitutional rights here in the United States, we are witnessing a global assault on democracy and freedom that led to the uprising. Nelson Mandela’s life. “
Criticism of the Supreme Court will likely be seen by his critics as profoundly inappropriate because, despite retiring from official royal work to transition to a commercial career, he still has not given up sixth place on the throne. (The The monarchy must maintain strict neutrality political matters.) He is also a State Counselor, which means he can help replace the queen in the event she becomes incompetent.
Harry, who sounded nervous, also spoke highly of climate change, saying: “As we sit here today, our world is on fire again.”
Harry spoke at 11 a.m. local time in New York, and was photographed arriving earlier with his wife, Meghan. He wore a dark suit and tie and Meghan was dressed in dark black with her hair tied back.