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Mpumelelo Mkhabela | George Bizos: A man with an aversion to injustice

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George Bizos was a prominent human rights lawyer who campaigned against apartheid in South Africa, most notably during the Rivonia Trial.
George Bizos was a prominent human rights lawyer who campaigned against apartheid in South Africa, most notably during the Rivonia Trial.
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George Bizos will remain in the memories of South Africans as a patriotic citizen who tried to craft a just society, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

It's 4 May 2015. I am at the reception of the 16th floor of a building named after Bram Fischer in downtown Johannesburg.

It's the home of the Legal Resources Centre, founded in 1979 to fight for the rights of black people who bore the brunt of the suffocating laws of apartheid. I'm waiting for advocate George Bizos, SC. He is with the centre's constitutional litigation unit.

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