PICS: Bizos remembers life-long friend Mandela as he celebrates his 92nd birthday

2019-11-15 12:55

It may have been his 92nd birthday celebrations but his life-long friend, Nelson Mandela, was on his mind as anti-apartheid human rights lawyer advocate George Bizos celebrated the occasion at SAHETI School in Bedfordview, Johannesburg.

'Lion of our struggle’ George Bizos honoured with gallery at Joburg's Apartheid Museum

The Apartheid Museum honoured anti-apartheid human rights lawyer Advocate George Bizos with the launch of the beautiful "George Bizos Gallery" on Thursday evening. Watch.

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'Apartheid police were granted power to keep secret information' - Bizos

Human Rights lawyer George Bizos on Wednesday laid bare how security police, the judiciary and some individuals from the medical profession worked together during apartheid to prevent the administration of justice. Watch.

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George Bizos: Nadine Gordimer hated injustice

2017-05-19 07:57

Gordimer hated censorship because her writing was her struggle against racism and injustice. Even less than a year before her death, Gordimer railed against censorship, writes George Bizos.

Nelson Mandela’s ex-lawyer worried about political instability in Zim

2016-08-01 13:36

South African human rights lawyer George Bizos has reportedly expressed concern that Zimbabwe’s political instability could degenerate into a civil war

Bizos hospitalised after fall

2016-04-22 09:01

Advocate George Bizos has been hospitalised after he fell and hit his head following a lecture at Wits University.

The chorus calling for Zuma to resign is growing

2016-04-09 09:01

It has been a turbulent time for the ANC as its leadership wrestles in the face of mounting pressure for President Jacob Zuma to step down or for the party to take action.

Winnie did nothing for 17 years – Bizos

2016-02-29 16:23

Former president Nelson Mandela's will did not provide for his ex-wife, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, advocate George Bizos has told journalists.

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.


George Bizos steps in to offer support to disbarred lawyer Seth Nthai

2018-12-04 17:18

An application by lawyer Seth Nthai to be readmitted as an advocate has received support from well-known senior counsel George Bizos.

#TimolInquest: Great victory for the nation - Nkosinathi Biko

2017-10-12 20:45

A number of role players in the Ahmed Timol matter say that the ruling that the anti-apartheid activist died at the hands of security branch police is justice not only for the Timol family, but the country as well.

Security police, medical practitioners and judiciary were against justice - Bizos

2017-06-28 20:02

Human Rights lawyer George Bizos has laid bare how security police, the judiciary and some individuals from the medical profession worked together during apartheid to prevent the administration of justice.

Nadine Gordimer not one to mince words - Bizos

2017-05-18 22:45

World-renowned writer and activist, Nadine Gordimer’s identity and politics had been and shifted throughout her life, advocate George Bizos has said in the Nadine Gordimer lecture .

Mandela shares R22m with his former employees, schools

2016-05-27 14:50

Millions of rands of former president Nelson Mandela's estate have been distributed to beneficiaries listed in his will, including staff members and schools and universities he attended.

I'm concerned about the country, but optimistic – Bizos

2016-04-20 17:21

Advocate George Bizos says while he is concerned about some of the things happening in South Africa, he is still optimistic about the future.

Zuma couldn't have been ignorant – Bizos

2016-04-07 22:00

Advocate George Bizos says President Jacob Zuma should resign as he had stood by while the structures at Nkandla were being erected and could not claim to be ignorant of what was happening.

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.

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