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Human rights lawyer George Bizos has died #RIPGeorgeBizos

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George Bizos

Former apartheid struggle stalwart and human rights lawyer George Bizos has died at the age of 92.

During the 1950s and 1960s, Bizos was counsel to a wide range of well-known people including Trevor Huddleston of Sophiatown.

George Bizos

Bizos was famously part of the legal team that defended Nelson Mandela, Govan Mbeki and Walter Sisulu at the Rivonia Treason Trial from 1963-64.

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Source: eNCA