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Human Right Lawyer George Bizos Death – Dead | Obituary – Passed Away

George Bizos Death – Dead: A great loss was made known to InsideEko. As friends and families of the deceased are mourning the passing of their loved and cherished George Bizos.

Family, close friends and associates of the late George Bizos continued to honour him with fond memories after the veteran human rights lawyer died on Wednesday at the age of 92.

Renowned human rights lawyer George Bizos dies
Business Unity SA CEO Cas Coovadia said Bizos always spoke truth to power, be it against the apartheid regime or against the corruption of leaders in our society today.
The anti-apartheid activist represented Walter Sisulu and Nelson Mandela in both the treason and Rivonia trials

I was fortunate enough to have met this remarkable man. My warmest condolences are with the family in Johannesburg. George Bizos, you’re a legend. RIP. This photograph is from a TV show filmed at the Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg in November 2017. #georgebizos #legend

We convey our condolences on the passing of liberation struggle stalwart, George Bizos.

“We have lost a monumental figure in our history; a patriot who marched with us to freedom and laid the foundations for a democratic South Africa” – President Ramaphosa

Lala kahle qhawe

Rest in peace to the iconic advocate Rivonia trial defence lawyer George Bizos, who played an instrumental role in the negotiations for the release of Nelson Mandela and other political prisoners.#RIPGeorgeBizos#TVMFUNERALGROUP

Truth is George Bizos lost the Rivonia trial, those men got sentenced to life. Why is he being praised as an astounding attorney in Rivonia trial ? Aren’t lawyers meant to win, so we can sing praise. #RIPGeorgeBizos

Saddened by the passing of George Bizos. Making sacrifices in being of service is a noble and honorable thing to do. We thank you for your immense contributions to our democracy. #RIPGeorgeBizos

Rest in peace Adv George Bizos,your legacy and contribution to the South African constitution will not be forgotten.

Tango one do you have eyes on Rasta?
Sniper in position do you copy#RIPGeorgeBizos #SANEF

IJR is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of human rights lawyer George Bizos. He was best known for representing Nelson Mandela and other anti-apartheid activists in the Rivonia Trial, and for his valuable contributions to the creation of the new constitution.#GeorgeBizos

George Bizos stood up for the grand ideals underpinning the anti-Apartheid struggle but also to get justice for so many families and people. It wasn’t just the Rivonia Trial.#GeorgeBizos

Advocate George Bizos has died at the age of 92 peacefully at home on 9th September. Here speaks deeply touched about his memories of Nelson Mandela #humanright #GeorgeBizos #

Aaah! George Bizos. How many lives you touched. Your mark on the map to Freedom is indelible. South Africa’s history can NEVER be told without the echoes of your chant for freedom, justice and democracy. You are a giant tree that will never, ever fall. Rest easy. And thank you

George Bizos was a giant in Africa: Chamisa

President of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) in Zimbabwe, Nelson Chamisa, has joined the chorus of condolences over the passing of renowned human rights lawyer George Bizos.

Bizos died at his home in

The “if needs be” caveat in the Mandela Rivonia speech is worth a thesis on its own. Says a lot about Madiba’s stubborn character, and the wise counsel he got from the Bizoses and Kathradas of this world. Glorious days.Oh the golden era. RIPUncle Bizoz. #GeorgeBizos

Rest in Peace Rakgolo George Bizos. We owe our democracy to stalwarts like yourself and many others.

You confronted the monster that was apartheid and put your lives on the line.

Thank you eternally for we are ripping the fruits of the future you planted many years ago.

#GeorgeBizos, a European refugee who not only settled in Africa, but also fought for the rights & dignity of his hosts, the Africans. He was totally loyal to this country. RIP Mr Bizos.

To think George Bizos came to SA, as a teenager, fleeing the Nazi occupation in Greece. Then he spent his life in SA fighting apartheid and other injustices. A life well lived, #RIPGeorgeBizos

The icon who used his advocacy prowess to advocate for human rights before most partial legal benches . A fighter who left a mark . Lies amongst the greatest. Rest in Power Messrs George Bizos

South Africa grieves at the news of the peaceful departure of an elder statesman

The passing of Advocate Bizos closes a chapter of the generation of our heroes who were the midwives of the South African democracy we enjoy today

#SouthAfrica
When so many shouted “terrorists” you stepped into the courtroom and stuck to the truth: no they fought for a South Africa for all who live in it.
R.I.P #GeorgeBizos and may your legacy inspire us all not to get caught up in noise but rational thinking

READ Pan African Bar Association honours #GeorgeBizos, “a true giant…a beacon of hope”:

“May he rest in eternal peace. May he share his eternity in the company of his other glorious friends and comrades with whom he served humanity so well, and so selflessly.”

George Bizos fled Greece as a child during WWII to later become a successful lawyer, an anti-apartheid activist in SA and a close friend of Nelson Mandela’s.
He ‘ll be rememembered as one of those Greeks who really make you “proud to be Greek”.

George Bizos, who fled the Nazi occupation of his native Greece at age 13 to become one of South Africa’s prominent human rights lawyers, died on Wednesday. He was 92.

Another giant of our struggle is no more- human rights lawyer George Bizos.
U displayed what it means to not only care for & be concerned but to turn concern into actions.
U lived non racialism & the struggle for a free SA.
Rest well our cde & patriot@ppfsa_#RIPGeorgeBizos

Fearless human rights activist George Bizos has passed! 💔Your fight has ended, rest easy & rest in peace. History will remember your tireless efforts against discrimination and inequality.

“Struggle is the meaning of life; defeat or victory is in the hands of God. But struggle itself is man’s duty and should be his joy.”#GeorgeBizos has been an indelible figure of our history, and a champion of justice and human rights par excellence.
Rest in peace Qhawe 🇿🇦

George Bizos, who arrived in South Africa as a 13-year-old war refugee from Greece and became Nelson Mandela’s lawyer and anti-apartheid icon, died at 92

Saddened to hear of the passing of human rights lawyer George Bizos at the age of 92. George was one of the legal team defending Mandela, Mbeki and Sisulu at the Rivonia trial in 1963/64. Here I am with Mlangeni, Bizos and Kathrada. My condolences to George’s family and friends.

Having heard about this great loss, the family of this individual is passing through pains, mourning the unexpected passing of their beloved.

This departure was confirmed through social media posts made by Twitter users who pour out tributes, and condolences to the family of the deceased.

We are still working on getting more details about the death, as a family statement on the death is yet to be released.

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