Bizos: Cruelty of some South Africans unbelievable

2015-04-23 14:02

It was unbelievable that a country like South Africa, which had fought against inequality and hatred, could show such cruelty, human rights advocate George Bizos says.

Mandela would be disappointed by corruption - Bizos

2014-12-05 12:55

Former president Nelson Mandela would have been disappointed by the ongoing corruption in the country, veteran human rights lawyer George Bizos says.

Ramaphosa acted unwisely, Marikana inquiry hears

2014-11-06 20:50

The Farlam Commission of Inquiry should report to President Jacob Zuma that his deputy Cyril Ramaphosa acted unwisely regarding Marikana, the commission has heard.

EWN cartoon not racist - internal ombudsman

2014-06-05 15:55

Primedia Broadcasting's internal ombudsman, Advocate George Bizos, has found that a controversial cartoon published by EWN, was not racist.

Cop denies giving shooting order at Marikana

2014-05-26 15:55

A police officer has denied that he gave his members instructions to shoot during the violent strike at Marikana, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Bizos queries top cop absence at Marikana

2014-03-27 13:04

Senior police officers should have led from the front when police moved to confront striking Lonmin miners at Marikana, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Bizos honoured for defence of struggle heroes

2014-02-19 21:05

Veteran human rights lawyer George Bizos has received an award from the Free Market Foundation at a ceremony in Johannesburg.

Bizos: Mandela was unselfish

2014-02-03 18:41

Former president Nelson Mandela's will shows how unselfish he was, his lawyer and friend George Bizos has said.

Royal family: 'Don't undermine Graça Machel'

2013-12-24 12:05

No member of the Mandela family may intimidate former president Nelson Mandela's widow Graça Machel, the AbaThembu royal family has said.

Mandela’s friend Bizos arrives in Mthatha

2013-12-14 15:00

The first of several dignitaries expected to attend the funeral of former president Nelson Mandela has arrived at the Mthatha Airport.


Let's not destroy statues, says Bizos

2015-04-09 18:12

We must not destroy statues of people who have played a role in the history of our country, says advocate George Bizos.

Marikana: Lonmin to present final arguments

2014-11-10 07:45

The Farlam Commission of Inquiry, investigating the deaths of 44 people in Marikana is set to resume in Pretoria, with Lonmin expected to present its final arguments.

Police can't be exonerated - Bizos

2014-11-06 14:45

The SA Police Service must be held accountable for the deaths and injuries of striking mineworkers at Marikana in North West in August 2012, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Marikana's Mr X to testify at a later date

2014-05-26 18:41

A man identified only as Mr X will not testify this week about the 2012 Marikana shootings, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry into the events says.

Marikana negotiator questioned

2014-05-22 19:19

A police officer negotiating with violent strikers in Marikana had no prospects of success, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Marikana, Sharpeville same strategy - Bizos

2014-03-27 05:30

Similarities are evident between the way police shot citizens at Sharpeville and the shooting of Marikana miners, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Cop quizzed over Marikana resources

2014-02-10 21:05

North West police chief Lieutenant General Zukiswa Mbombo did not know that her charges had ordered 4 000 bullets during last year's strike at Marikana.

Bizos: Marikana top cop wilfully blind, deaf

2014-01-13 22:37

The police's operational commander during the intervention at Marikana has been quizzed at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry about his absence from the scene.

Mandela family feud deepens - report

2013-12-17 10:53

A feud between Nelson Mandela’s children and grandchildren has deepened in the days after his death and funeral, it has been reported.

'We’ve failed to live up to Mandela’s vision'

2013-12-13 08:19

South Africa has failed to live up to the vision of former president Nelson Mandela, his friend and lawyer George Bizos says.

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