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We must continue George Bizos’s quest for justice

COMMENT: To achieve a fair society, acting in the spirit of the late George Bizos is crucial, not just within the formal legal system, but within every individual

Reflections on George Bizos, on whose shoulders we stand

The conviction of young activists is going to play a huge role in sustaining and improving on the legacy of our struggle heroes

George’s holiday in Greece with Madiba

In his book 65 Years of Friendship: A memoir of my friendship with Nelson Mandela, George Bizos tells of their only holiday together

An ethical barometer: Advocate George Bizos

‘It is a powerful thing to be able to reason and weigh up competing interests in a critical way, one that must not be taken lightly’

George Bizos dies at 92

Renowned human rights lawyer George Bizos, who defended Nelson Mandela and other struggle icons during the treason trial and Rivonia trial, represented families at the TRC, and later represented Marikana miners’ families, has died

Cyberbullies a threat to new media

Independent journalism needs protection from self-censorship and commercial pressures

Eish, robot: The road to mecha

Lately our worst AI dreams have entered a realm much closer to home

Ramaphosa: SA progress means free higher education for the poor

The deputy president believes that the country will only know that it has made progress once it is able to provide free higher education to the poor.

Mandela shares R22m with his former employees, schools

Among the beneficiaries were his long-time driver, three members of his staff, as well as all high schools and universities he attended.

Slow trek to justice mars TRC’s legacy

The work for reconciliation is not yet done. There are certain key components that remain outstanding.

Bizos: ‘I know, too, what it means to be a foreigner’

Advocate George Bizos said on Thursday that the word "xenophobia" was misplaced; "we are dealing here with the hatred of foreigners".

Gordimer: A leader quite prepared to grubby herself in struggle politics

It was 1988, Salman Rushdie had been 'disinvited' from the Weekly Mail Book Week and SA literature ­giants were at loggerheads, recalls Anton Harber.

ANC Youth League marks Madiba speech with call to vote

The ANCYL has used the 50th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's Rivonia Trial speech to say that not voting in coming elections would be blasphemous.

Mandela’s will could lead to more family squabbles

Nelson Mandela's will could reignite a power struggle after he chose Graca Machel, Makaziwe and Zenani to represent the family on big decisions.

Bizos questions cop about being ‘willfully blind’ at Marikana

George Bizos has accused the the police's operational commander at the Marikana intervention of being "willfully blind" when protesters were shot.

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