George Bizos

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George Bizos said : “What influenced me here was an argument that Socrates might have saved his life if he had not challenged the Athenian jury in so resolute a manner,” External link

msn-uk Friday, October 16, 2020 1:23:00 AM EAT

George Bizos asked : “Our family has shared our father with the nation for so many years: why should it be any different in his passing?” External link

dailymaverick Friday, September 18, 2020 12:54:00 AM EAT

George Bizos wrote ( about Nelson Mandela ) : “The stoics in particular had a significant influence on the development of Nelson’s political views,” External link

kathimerini-en Wednesday, September 16, 2020 6:45:00 PM EAT

George Bizos wrote : “I saw that I straddled both the country that gave me birth and the other that adopted me. I have made them both my Ithaca. I have shared their joys and sorrows,” “I have always kept both Ithacas in mind. Perhaps I have become wise; I have surely gained much experience. And this I can now say with certainty: These Ithacas have not deceived me” External link

kathimerini-en Wednesday, September 16, 2020 6:45:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said : “What influenced me here was an argument that Socrates might have saved his life if he had not challenged the Athenian jury in so resolute a manner,” External link

msn-uk Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said : “What influenced me here was an argument that Socrates might have saved his life if he had not challenged the Athenian jury in so resolute a manner,” External link

guardian Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:13:00 PM EAT

George Bizos told ( about George Bizos ) : “Mr Bizos! What are you doing here?!” External link

dailymaverick Friday, September 11, 2020 6:41:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said : “But the device killed a child. Any person with a drop of humanity would have said ‘woe to us, we have killed a child’, or anybody with any human decency” External link

the-star Friday, September 11, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

George Bizos : "I'm optimistic about South Africa" External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 11, 2020 2:27:00 AM EAT

George Bizos said ( about Mr Mandela ) : "Not a mausoleum, but something living. Something to honour Mr Mandela. I hope to see that happen in my lifetime - and his," External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 11, 2020 2:27:00 AM EAT

George Bizos said : "He wanted to persuade the people of South Africa as a whole that they did not have to be afraid of fundamental change in the country," External link

foxcarolina Thursday, September 10, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

George Bizos wrote : "Much work and courage is needed to ensure they are maintained despite an ever-changing history," External link

deutschewelle-en Thursday, September 10, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

George Bizos wrote : "Much work and courage is needed to ensure they are maintained despite an ever-changing history," External link

dw-en Thursday, September 10, 2020 2:37:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said : "However oppressive a regime might be, the court is the last forum in which an oppressed person has an opportunity to speak out," External link

msn-uk Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:12:00 AM EAT

George Bizos said : "However oppressive a regime might be, the court is the last forum in which an oppressed person has an opportunity to speak out," External link

modernghana Thursday, September 10, 2020 6:23:00 AM EAT

George Bizos said : “However oppressive a regime might be, the court is the last forum in which an oppressed person has an opportunity to speak out,” External link

guardian Thursday, September 10, 2020 4:25:00 AM EAT

George Bizos said : "However oppressive a regime might be, the court is the last forum in which an oppressed person has an opportunity to speak out," External link

justiceinfo Thursday, September 10, 2020 1:34:00 AM EAT

George Bizos said : "However oppressive a regime might be, the court is the last forum in which an oppressed person has an opportunity to speak out," External link

afp-en Thursday, September 10, 2020 1:12:00 AM EAT

George Bizos said : "However oppressive a regime might be, the court is the last forum in which an oppressed person has an opportunity to speak out," External link

pulse Wednesday, September 9, 2020 11:28:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said : "However oppressive a regime might be, the court is the last forum in which an oppressed person has an opportunity to speak out," External link

justiceinfo Wednesday, September 9, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said : "However oppressive a regime might be, the court is the last forum in which an oppressed person has an opportunity to speak out," External link

afp-en Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said ( about John Vorster ) : "The name John Vorster inspired fears among detainees," External link

aljazeera-en Monday, April 20, 2020 8:24:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said : "I have never seen anything like this before. It is a mammoth enquiry into the steps taken by the government to declare him mad and to cover up his treatment. It's absolutely amazing what the government did," External link

ruvr-en Monday, January 14, 2019 3:39:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said : "I have never seen anything like this before. It is a mammoth enquiry into the steps taken by the government to declare him mad and to cover up his treatment. It's absolutely amazing what the government did," External link

rian-en Monday, January 14, 2019 3:06:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said : "I hope that what has happened today will happen again in relation to the others (who died suspiciously). Justice has a way of actually reaching the top," External link

dailytimesPK Friday, October 13, 2017 12:02:00 AM EAT

George Bizos said : "I hope that what has happened today will happen again in relation to the others (who died suspiciously). Justice has a way of actually reaching the top," External link

digitaljournal Thursday, October 12, 2017 6:36:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said : “We are concerned about the justice system in South Africa. Judge Kriegler and I and the Helen Suzman Foundation have fought Apartheid for many years. We are concerned the events of the past are being repeated” External link

iafrica Friday, August 26, 2016 4:55:00 PM EAT

George Bizos told : “We’re concerned because people are being unjustly involved in criminal prosecutions which we know are not valid,” External link

enca Thursday, August 25, 2016 7:28:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said ( about Pravin Gordhan ) : “We stand by the minister of finance (Gordhan). We hope that the people of South Africa will also stand by him and this prosecution will need to be nipped in the bud,” External link

enca Thursday, August 25, 2016 7:28:00 PM EAT

George Bizos told : “We're concerned because people are being unjustly involved in criminal prosecutions which we know are not valid,” External link

iol Thursday, August 25, 2016 6:09:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said ( about Pravin Gordhan ) : “We stand by the minister of finance (Gordhan). We hope that the people of South Africa will also stand by him and this prosecution will need to be nipped in the bud,” External link

iol Thursday, August 25, 2016 6:09:00 PM EAT

George Bizos told : “We're concerned because people are being unjustly involved in criminal prosecutions which we know are not valid,” External link

iol Thursday, August 25, 2016 4:25:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said : “We stand by the minister of finance. We hope that the people of South Africa will also stand by him and this prosecution will need to be nipped in the bud,” External link

iol Thursday, August 25, 2016 4:25:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said ( about Johann Kriegler ) : "We are concerned about the future of justice and law in SA. Judge Kriegler and I‚ and many others‚ have fought against apartheid for many years. We are concerned that the past events are being repeated now" External link

businessday Thursday, August 25, 2016 1:01:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said ( about Johann Kriegler ) : "We are concerned about the future of justice and law in SA. Judge Kriegler and I‚ and many others‚ have fought against apartheid for many years. We are concerned that the past events are being repeated now" External link

bdlive Thursday, August 25, 2016 12:42:00 PM EAT

George Bizos told : “We welcome the statement, but I am concerned that it’s going to take another few months for the widows that have had nothing for the past over years,” External link

arabnews Friday, August 19, 2016 3:42:00 AM EAT

George Bizos said : “I appeal to those responsible that the matter is a matter of urgency and I hope that they take immediate steps of a temporary nature,” External link

arabnews Friday, August 19, 2016 3:42:00 AM EAT

George Bizos told : “We welcome the statement, but I am concerned that it’s going to take another few months for the widows that have had nothing for the past over years,” External link

ngrguardiannews Thursday, August 18, 2016 8:34:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said : “I appeal to those responsible that the matter is a matter of urgency and I hope that they take immediate steps of a temporary nature,” External link

ngrguardiannews Thursday, August 18, 2016 8:34:00 PM EAT

George Bizos told : "We welcome the statement, but I am concerned that it's going to take another few months for the widows that have had nothing for the past over years," External link

afp-en Thursday, August 18, 2016 6:10:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said : "I appeal to those responsible that the matter is a matter of urgency and I hope that they take immediate steps of a temporary nature," External link

afp-en Thursday, August 18, 2016 6:10:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said : "I don't want to criticise the magistrate. He has a discretion, and it is not unusual for that sort of thing to happen" External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, August 2, 2016 12:44:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said : "The things we heard from our colleagues in Zimbabwe are of great concern," "There is no unity of purpose. They say the government isn't really functioning. Some say they fear civil war may take place" External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, August 2, 2016 12:44:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said : "I don't want to criticise the magistrate. He has a discretion, and it is not unusual for that sort of thing to happen" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 2, 2016 9:56:00 AM EAT

George Bizos said : "The things we heard from our colleagues in Zimbabwe are of great concern," "There is no unity of purpose. They say the government isn't really functioning. Some say they fear civil war may take place" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 2, 2016 9:56:00 AM EAT

George Bizos said : "The things we heard from our colleagues in Zimbabwe are of great concern," External link

ibtimes-uk Monday, August 1, 2016 3:16:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said : “I don’t want to criticise the magistrate. He has a discretion, and it is not unusual for that sort of thing to happen” External link

enca Monday, August 1, 2016 10:17:00 AM EAT

George Bizos said : ”The things we heard from our colleagues in Zimbabwe are of great concern,” “There is no unity of purpose. They say the government isn’t really functioning. Some say they fear civil war may take place” External link

enca Monday, August 1, 2016 10:17:00 AM EAT

George Bizos said : “But the roads are full of holes. And the courtroom, it is not in good shape, tiles have been removed. It doesn’t look good. The poverty now is plain to see. The removal of rubbish is hardly taking place, and this is sad, for the people of Zimbabwe,” External link

enca Monday, August 1, 2016 10:17:00 AM EAT

George Bizos said : “I don’t want to criticise the magistrate. He has a discretion, and it is not unusual for that sort of thing to happen” External link

iol Sunday, July 31, 2016 7:28:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said : “The things we heard from our colleagues in Zimbabwe are of great concern,” “There is no unity of purpose. They say the government isn’t really functioning. Some say they fear civil war may take place” External link

iol Sunday, July 31, 2016 7:28:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said : “But the roads are full of holes. And the courtroom, it is not in good shape, tiles have been removed. It doesn’t look good. The poverty now is plain to see. The removal of rubbish is hardly taking place, and this is sad, for the people of Zimbabwe,” External link

iol Sunday, July 31, 2016 7:28:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said : “Events she narrated as to what supposedly happened in 1989 are nothing but a figment of her own imagination,” External link

the-star Wednesday, March 4, 2015 3:41:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said ( about Mr Mandela ) : “That she took no steps despite public declarations that the property is Mr Mandela’s ‘house’ or ‘home’ belies her claim of exclusive ownership,” External link

the-star Wednesday, March 4, 2015 3:41:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said : “Events she narrated as to what supposedly happened in 1989 are nothing but a figment of her own imagination,” External link

iol Wednesday, March 4, 2015 3:40:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said ( about Mr Mandela ) : “That she took no steps despite public declarations that the property is Mr Mandela’s ‘house’ or ‘home’ belies her claim of exclusive ownership,” External link

iol Wednesday, March 4, 2015 3:40:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said : "He had settled upon the property," "He had also announced to all and sundry, at his retirement, that he would be retiring at his home or his house in Qunu" External link

bdlive Tuesday, March 3, 2015 7:59:00 AM EAT

George Bizos said ( about Mr Mandela ) : "Contrary to the malignant role of which Mr Mandela is accused, the facts suggest a benevolent role on his part," External link

bdlive Tuesday, March 3, 2015 7:59:00 AM EAT

George Bizos said : "He had settled upon the property," "He had also announced to all and sundry, at his retirement, that he would be retiring at his home or his house in Qunu" External link

businessday Tuesday, March 3, 2015 7:49:00 AM EAT

George Bizos said ( about Mr Mandela ) : "Contrary to the malignant role of which Mr Mandela is accused, the facts suggest a benevolent role on his part," External link

businessday Tuesday, March 3, 2015 7:49:00 AM EAT



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Dikgang Moseneke said ( about George Bizos ) : “As though he had not done enough, George Bizos was there for the families of the miners at Marikana,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, September 18, 2020 12:54:00 AM EAT

Dikgang Moseneke said ( about George Bizos ) : "When it was not fashionable, George Bizos chose the side of the oppressed," External link

news24 Thursday, September 17, 2020 7:19:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : "He was on the right side of history. When the democratic government fell short or big business, he and colleagues would come in. We do owe it to his legacy to finish what George started," External link

news24 Thursday, September 17, 2020 7:19:00 PM EAT

Dikgang Moseneke said ( about George Bizos ) : “When it was not fashionable, George Bizos chose the side of the oppressed,” External link

citizen Thursday, September 17, 2020 7:11:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : “He was on the right side of history. When the democratic government fell short or big business, he and colleagues would come in. We do owe it to his legacy to finish what George started,” External link

citizen Thursday, September 17, 2020 7:11:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : “We read in his memoirs how it astounded him that he, a refugee from Europe, had more rights in SA than the black majority born and bred in this land,” “He could not accept how he, a white immigrant, could be well fed, clothed, educated, while the native people of the country lived in squalor and deprivation. This George would not accept” External link

businessday Thursday, September 17, 2020 6:07:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : “forced away from the land of one’s birth and being treated like a second-class citizen,” “There can be no doubt that his personal background influenced and nourished the great well of empathy and solidarity that drove George in the practice of his craft,” External link

680news Thursday, September 17, 2020 6:03:00 PM EAT

Phumla Williams said ( about George Bizos ) : “Messages of condolences to the family and friends of advocate Bizos can be done through an online tribute page , as well as an e-mail address,” External link

citizen Thursday, September 17, 2020 12:12:00 PM EAT

Nelson Mandela disse ( about George Bizos ) : “Penso que as palavras não são suficientes para expressar a nossa dívida a homens e mulheres como George Bizos” External link

jornaldeangola Wednesday, September 16, 2020 6:07:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : “George Bizos was a well-known name and he had an incisive legal mind. He was also one of the architects of our Constitution, who contributed immensely. He will be sorely missed. "We bow our heads in honour of the contribution he made to our democracy,” External link

sanews Monday, September 14, 2020 12:25:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : “George Bizos was a well-known name and he had an incisive legal mind and was also one of the architects of our constitution who contributed immensely and he will be sorely missed. We dip our heads in honour of the contribution he made to our democracy,” External link

africanewswire Monday, September 14, 2020 9:53:00 AM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : “George Bizos was a well-known name and he had an incisive legal mind and was also one of the architects of our constitution who contributed immensely and he will be sorely missed. We dip our heads in honour of the contribution he made to our democracy,” External link

iol Sunday, September 13, 2020 3:16:00 AM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : “George Bizos was a well-known name and he had an incisive legal mind and was also one of the architects of our constitution who contributed immensely and he will be sorely missed. We dip our heads in honour of the contribution he made to our democracy,” External link

iol Saturday, September 12, 2020 10:05:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : “George Bizos was a well-known name and he had an incisive legal mind and was also one of the architects of our constitution who contributed immensely and he will be sorely missed. We dip our heads in honour of the contribution he made to our democracy,” External link

gov-za Saturday, September 12, 2020 8:28:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : “George Bizos was a well-known name and he had an incisive legal mind and was also one of the architects of our constitution who contributed immensely and he will be sorely missed. We dip our heads in honour of the contribution he made to our democracy,” External link

iol Saturday, September 12, 2020 3:08:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : “George Bizos was a well-known name and he had an incisive legal mind and was also one of the architects of our constitution who contributed immensely and he will be sorely missed. We dip our heads in honour of the contribution he made to our democracy,” External link

iol Saturday, September 12, 2020 2:05:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : “George Bizos was a well-known name and he had an incisive legal mind and was also one of the architects of our constitution who contributed immensely and he will be sorely missed. We dip our heads in honour of the contribution he made to our democracy,” External link

iol Saturday, September 12, 2020 12:51:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : “George Bizos was a well-known name and he had an incisive legal mind and was also one of the architects of our constitution who contributed immensely and he will be sorely missed. We dip our heads in honour of the contribution he made to our democracy,” External link

citizen Saturday, September 12, 2020 10:31:00 AM EAT

Graca Machel said ( about George Bizos ) : “Madiba and George [were] more than special friends, they were two souls with [an] uncompromising zest for justice. In different trenches, but complementing each other in a remarkable journey of six decades, of loyal friendship and brotherhood, walking hand in hand” External link

citizen Saturday, September 12, 2020 10:31:00 AM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : “George Bizos was a well-known name and he had an incisive legal mind and was also one of the architects of our constitution who contributed immensely and he will be sorely missed. We dip our heads in honour of the contribution he made to our democracy,” External link

iol Saturday, September 12, 2020 8:14:00 AM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : “George Bizos was a well-known name and he had an incisive legal mind and was also one of the architects of our constitution who contributed immensely and he will be sorely missed. We dip our heads in honour of the contribution he made to our democracy,” External link

iol Friday, September 11, 2020 11:47:00 PM EAT

George Bizos told ( about George Bizos ) : “Mr Bizos! What are you doing here?!” External link

dailymaverick Friday, September 11, 2020 6:41:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa acrescentou ( about George Bizos ) : "Falei com George Bizos há cerca de dois meses e, enquanto falava com ele, parecia que a sua saúde não estava em boa forma. Falei com o filho esta tarde e ele disse-me que o seu pai estava a enfrentar grandes dificuldades. Perguntei-lhe se estava cómodo e ele respondeu que sim, que estava" External link

WortLuxembourg-pt Friday, September 11, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

Nelson Mandela disse ( about George Bizos ) : "Penso que as palavras não são suficientes para expressar a nossa dívida a homens e mulheres como George Bizos" External link

WortLuxembourg-pt Friday, September 11, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

Howard Varney said ( about George Bizos ) : “George, who escaped the Nazi occupation of Greece in a small boat with his father, settled in South Africa and adopted this country as his own. We are so grateful he did,” “Perhaps it was his experience in Nazi occupied Greece that motivated him to stand up for the underdog, no matter the odds” External link

mg Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:31:00 PM EAT

Yasmin Sooka said ( about George Bizos ) : “George was the one who was absolutely adamant that you could not have an amnesty process in which the victims were procedurally not given the right to oppose the application. George insisted that they insert clauses into the draft legislation that victims had the right to oppose the applications and to cross-examine and that if they did not have lawyers, the commission would be able to appoint lawyers for them. He believed passionately in the TRC process, that if you could not have maximum accountability, this was going to be the next best thing,” External link

mg Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:31:00 PM EAT

Yasmin Sooka said ( about George Bizos ) : “When George was appearing, Hassan Mall [the amnesty committee chairperson] would say to us, ‘Can we agree beforehand how long George will take with cross examination. We can’t spend the whole day labouring at a single point’,” “If you go to the TRC records, you can see how he really struck terror into the hearts of many of the perpetrators who had applied for amnesty” External link

mg Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:31:00 PM EAT

Dumisa Ntsebeza added ( about George Bizos ) : “At the amnesty hearings, it was the George Bizos we grew up being told about” External link

mg Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:31:00 PM EAT

Dikgang Moseneke said ( about George Bizos ) : “We had to fight, we had to combat racism at every level, at every front, [and] we had that obligation. And George Bizos he hated racism, that is why he was on the side of the oppressed in order to change society for the better,” External link

eyewitness-news Thursday, September 10, 2020 4:26:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : “George Bizos is one of those lawyers who contributed immensely, immensely to the attainment of our democracy,” External link

voanews Thursday, September 10, 2020 3:38:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : “George Bizos is one of those lawyers who contributed immensely, immensely to the attainment of our democracy,” External link

voanews-sw Thursday, September 10, 2020 3:34:00 PM EAT

Pule Mabe said ( about George Bizos ) : “As a lawyer George Bizos was fearless, principled, committed and a legendary cross-examiner who was ruthlessly effective in exposing the lies, brutality and moral bankruptcy of the apartheid regime and its agents,” “His legal practice was inextricably intertwined with the history of the struggle against apartheid and for the realisation of a united, non-racial, non-sexist, democratic and prosperous and just South Africa” External link

iol Thursday, September 10, 2020 2:58:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : "George Bizos is one of those lawyers who contributed immensely to the attainment of our democracy," External link

kathimerini-en Thursday, September 10, 2020 2:04:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : "George Bizos is one of those lawyers who contributed immensely to the attainment of our democracy," External link

reuters-en Thursday, September 10, 2020 12:59:00 PM EAT

Dumisa Ntsebeza said ( about George Bizos ) : "His forensic skills on the versions by those who applied for amnesty was such, that some of them were denied amnesty just because they had been exposed by George for not having been speaking the truth, the whole truth and neither of which would have amounted to a full disclosure which was necessary for any perpetrator to be granted amnesty" External link

news24 Thursday, September 10, 2020 12:29:00 PM EAT

Dumisa Ntsebeza said ( about George Bizos ) : "That is the time that I got to appreciate that, even though he was a little bit elderly, that spark was still there. One could still see the George Bizos who had become legendary, before the Marikana saga," "He was a gallant fighter at a time when there were very few lawyers, even white lawyers, who were prepared to represent what they considered either communists, terrorists or both" External link

news24 Thursday, September 10, 2020 12:29:00 PM EAT

Ronald Lamola said ( about George Bizos ) : “Not many legal practitioners confronted the injustices faced by political activists more than Bizos, and his work will continue to inspire a generation of upcoming practitioners. We are grateful for the lasting legacy he has left” External link

mg Thursday, September 10, 2020 12:09:00 PM EAT

Adam Habib said ( about George Bizos ) : "George was a great human being and one of South Africa's greatest human rights fighters," External link

aljazeera-en Thursday, September 10, 2020 12:01:00 PM EAT

Ronald Lamola said ( about George Bizos ) : “We commiserate with his family, loved ones, colleagues and all who knew him. The outpouring of grief in the legal profession and throughout the country bears testimony to the noble role that Adv. Bizos played,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, September 10, 2020 11:49:00 AM EAT

Ronald Lamola said ( about George Bizos ) : “This is a promise that we will keep as we advance the values of the Constitution. Adv Bizos was a selfless servant of the legal profession and we owe a great gratitude to him,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, September 10, 2020 11:49:00 AM EAT

Ronald Lamola said ( about George Bizos ) : “We commiserate with his family, loved ones, colleagues and all who knew him. The outpouring of grief in the legal profession and throughout the country bears testimony to the noble role that Adv. Bizos played,” External link

sanews Thursday, September 10, 2020 11:31:00 AM EAT

Ronald Lamola said ( about George Bizos ) : “This is a promise that we will keep as we advance the values of the Constitution. Adv Bizos was a selfless servant of the legal profession and we owe a great gratitude to him,” External link

sanews Thursday, September 10, 2020 11:31:00 AM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : “George Bizos is one of those lawyers who contributed immensely to the attainment of our democracy,” External link

in-cyprus Thursday, September 10, 2020 11:04:00 AM EAT

Muzi Sikhakhane said ( about George Bizos ) : "Compassion, true compassion, and not careerism, drove Oom George to become one of the most formidable defenders of freedom, justice and equality," External link

news24 Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:58:00 AM EAT

Sello Hatang said ( about George Bizos ) : “Ntate Bizos was always available to support our events and to lend an ear to our challenges. He became like a well-loved uncle to us. We were in awe of him, yet he always engaged us with humility, affection and respect” External link

iol Thursday, September 10, 2020 8:31:00 AM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : "I have just received news that legal eagle of our country George Bizos has passed away," "This is very sad for our country" External link

modernghana Thursday, September 10, 2020 6:23:00 AM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : “I have just received news that legal eagle of our country George Bizos has passed away,” “This is very sad for our country” External link

guardian Thursday, September 10, 2020 4:25:00 AM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : "George Bizos is one of those lawyers who contributed immensely to the attainment of our democracy," External link

wsau Thursday, September 10, 2020 12:37:00 AM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : "I have just received news that legal eagle of our country George Bizos has passed away," External link

haberler-en Wednesday, September 9, 2020 11:48:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : "I have just received news that legal eagle of our country George Bizos has passed away," "This is very sad for our country" External link

pulse Wednesday, September 9, 2020 11:28:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : "I have just received news that legal eagle of our country George Bizos has passed away," "This is very sad for our country" External link

justiceinfo Wednesday, September 9, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : "I have just received news that legal eagle of our country George Bizos has passed away," External link

nampa Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:56:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : "I have just received news that legal eagle of our country George Bizos has passed away," "This is very sad for our country" External link

afp-en Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa told ( about George Bizos ) : "I have just received news that legal eagle of our country George Bizos has passed away," External link

afp-en Wednesday, September 9, 2020 9:50:00 PM EAT

Andrew Leask said ( about George Bizos ) : “No one is above the law and that is why AfriForum’s private prosecution unit continues to drive this case and prosecute Bizos on behalf of Van Oosterhout. The NPA’s indications that they focus on cases of violence against women and children do not appear to be valid in all cases. We want to ensure that certain people are not regarded as superior to the law and consider violence against women in a serious light,” External link

citizen Friday, February 14, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Gerrie Nel said ( about George Bizos ) : “It is, however, a pity that it was necessary to first start the private prosecution process before the DPP [Director of Public Prosecutions] decided to do what was supposed to have been done from the start, and that is for Bizos to be prosecuted,” External link

citizen Thursday, December 20, 2018 11:01:00 AM EAT

Gerrie Nel explained ( about George Bizos ) : “Last week we received a letter from [DPP Andrew] Chauke and they reversed the decision not to prosecute and will prosecute Alexis Bizos for assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm,” External link

citizen Thursday, December 20, 2018 7:49:00 AM EAT

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George Bizos

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George Bizos said : “What influenced me here was an argument that Socrates might have saved his life if he had not challenged the Athenian jury in so resolute a manner,” External link

msn-uk Friday, October 16, 2020 1:23:00 AM EAT

George Bizos asked : “Our family has shared our father with the nation for so many years: why should it be any different in his passing?” External link

dailymaverick Friday, September 18, 2020 12:54:00 AM EAT

George Bizos wrote ( about Nelson Mandela ) : “The stoics in particular had a significant influence on the development of Nelson’s political views,” External link

kathimerini-en Wednesday, September 16, 2020 6:45:00 PM EAT

George Bizos wrote : “I saw that I straddled both the country that gave me birth and the other that adopted me. I have made them both my Ithaca. I have shared their joys and sorrows,” “I have always kept both Ithacas in mind. Perhaps I have become wise; I have surely gained much experience. And this I can now say with certainty: These Ithacas have not deceived me” External link

kathimerini-en Wednesday, September 16, 2020 6:45:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said : “What influenced me here was an argument that Socrates might have saved his life if he had not challenged the Athenian jury in so resolute a manner,” External link

msn-uk Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said : “What influenced me here was an argument that Socrates might have saved his life if he had not challenged the Athenian jury in so resolute a manner,” External link

guardian Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:13:00 PM EAT

George Bizos told ( about George Bizos ) : “Mr Bizos! What are you doing here?!” External link

dailymaverick Friday, September 11, 2020 6:41:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said : “But the device killed a child. Any person with a drop of humanity would have said ‘woe to us, we have killed a child’, or anybody with any human decency” External link

the-star Friday, September 11, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

George Bizos : "I'm optimistic about South Africa" External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 11, 2020 2:27:00 AM EAT

George Bizos said ( about Mr Mandela ) : "Not a mausoleum, but something living. Something to honour Mr Mandela. I hope to see that happen in my lifetime - and his," External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 11, 2020 2:27:00 AM EAT

George Bizos said : "He wanted to persuade the people of South Africa as a whole that they did not have to be afraid of fundamental change in the country," External link

foxcarolina Thursday, September 10, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

George Bizos wrote : "Much work and courage is needed to ensure they are maintained despite an ever-changing history," External link

deutschewelle-en Thursday, September 10, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

George Bizos wrote : "Much work and courage is needed to ensure they are maintained despite an ever-changing history," External link

dw-en Thursday, September 10, 2020 2:37:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said : "However oppressive a regime might be, the court is the last forum in which an oppressed person has an opportunity to speak out," External link

msn-uk Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:12:00 AM EAT

George Bizos said : "However oppressive a regime might be, the court is the last forum in which an oppressed person has an opportunity to speak out," External link

modernghana Thursday, September 10, 2020 6:23:00 AM EAT

George Bizos said : “However oppressive a regime might be, the court is the last forum in which an oppressed person has an opportunity to speak out,” External link

guardian Thursday, September 10, 2020 4:25:00 AM EAT

George Bizos said : "However oppressive a regime might be, the court is the last forum in which an oppressed person has an opportunity to speak out," External link

justiceinfo Thursday, September 10, 2020 1:34:00 AM EAT

George Bizos said : "However oppressive a regime might be, the court is the last forum in which an oppressed person has an opportunity to speak out," External link

afp-en Thursday, September 10, 2020 1:12:00 AM EAT

George Bizos said : "However oppressive a regime might be, the court is the last forum in which an oppressed person has an opportunity to speak out," External link

pulse Wednesday, September 9, 2020 11:28:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said : "However oppressive a regime might be, the court is the last forum in which an oppressed person has an opportunity to speak out," External link

justiceinfo Wednesday, September 9, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said : "However oppressive a regime might be, the court is the last forum in which an oppressed person has an opportunity to speak out," External link

afp-en Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said ( about John Vorster ) : "The name John Vorster inspired fears among detainees," External link

aljazeera-en Monday, April 20, 2020 8:24:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said : "I have never seen anything like this before. It is a mammoth enquiry into the steps taken by the government to declare him mad and to cover up his treatment. It's absolutely amazing what the government did," External link

ruvr-en Monday, January 14, 2019 3:39:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said : "I have never seen anything like this before. It is a mammoth enquiry into the steps taken by the government to declare him mad and to cover up his treatment. It's absolutely amazing what the government did," External link

rian-en Monday, January 14, 2019 3:06:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said : "I hope that what has happened today will happen again in relation to the others (who died suspiciously). Justice has a way of actually reaching the top," External link

dailytimesPK Friday, October 13, 2017 12:02:00 AM EAT

George Bizos said : "I hope that what has happened today will happen again in relation to the others (who died suspiciously). Justice has a way of actually reaching the top," External link

digitaljournal Thursday, October 12, 2017 6:36:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said : “We are concerned about the justice system in South Africa. Judge Kriegler and I and the Helen Suzman Foundation have fought Apartheid for many years. We are concerned the events of the past are being repeated” External link

iafrica Friday, August 26, 2016 4:55:00 PM EAT

George Bizos told : “We’re concerned because people are being unjustly involved in criminal prosecutions which we know are not valid,” External link

enca Thursday, August 25, 2016 7:28:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said ( about Pravin Gordhan ) : “We stand by the minister of finance (Gordhan). We hope that the people of South Africa will also stand by him and this prosecution will need to be nipped in the bud,” External link

enca Thursday, August 25, 2016 7:28:00 PM EAT

George Bizos told : “We're concerned because people are being unjustly involved in criminal prosecutions which we know are not valid,” External link

iol Thursday, August 25, 2016 6:09:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said ( about Pravin Gordhan ) : “We stand by the minister of finance (Gordhan). We hope that the people of South Africa will also stand by him and this prosecution will need to be nipped in the bud,” External link

iol Thursday, August 25, 2016 6:09:00 PM EAT

George Bizos told : “We're concerned because people are being unjustly involved in criminal prosecutions which we know are not valid,” External link

iol Thursday, August 25, 2016 4:25:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said : “We stand by the minister of finance. We hope that the people of South Africa will also stand by him and this prosecution will need to be nipped in the bud,” External link

iol Thursday, August 25, 2016 4:25:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said ( about Johann Kriegler ) : "We are concerned about the future of justice and law in SA. Judge Kriegler and I‚ and many others‚ have fought against apartheid for many years. We are concerned that the past events are being repeated now" External link

businessday Thursday, August 25, 2016 1:01:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said ( about Johann Kriegler ) : "We are concerned about the future of justice and law in SA. Judge Kriegler and I‚ and many others‚ have fought against apartheid for many years. We are concerned that the past events are being repeated now" External link

bdlive Thursday, August 25, 2016 12:42:00 PM EAT

George Bizos told : “We welcome the statement, but I am concerned that it’s going to take another few months for the widows that have had nothing for the past over years,” External link

arabnews Friday, August 19, 2016 3:42:00 AM EAT

George Bizos said : “I appeal to those responsible that the matter is a matter of urgency and I hope that they take immediate steps of a temporary nature,” External link

arabnews Friday, August 19, 2016 3:42:00 AM EAT

George Bizos told : “We welcome the statement, but I am concerned that it’s going to take another few months for the widows that have had nothing for the past over years,” External link

ngrguardiannews Thursday, August 18, 2016 8:34:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said : “I appeal to those responsible that the matter is a matter of urgency and I hope that they take immediate steps of a temporary nature,” External link

ngrguardiannews Thursday, August 18, 2016 8:34:00 PM EAT

George Bizos told : "We welcome the statement, but I am concerned that it's going to take another few months for the widows that have had nothing for the past over years," External link

afp-en Thursday, August 18, 2016 6:10:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said : "I appeal to those responsible that the matter is a matter of urgency and I hope that they take immediate steps of a temporary nature," External link

afp-en Thursday, August 18, 2016 6:10:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said : "I don't want to criticise the magistrate. He has a discretion, and it is not unusual for that sort of thing to happen" External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, August 2, 2016 12:44:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said : "The things we heard from our colleagues in Zimbabwe are of great concern," "There is no unity of purpose. They say the government isn't really functioning. Some say they fear civil war may take place" External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, August 2, 2016 12:44:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said : "I don't want to criticise the magistrate. He has a discretion, and it is not unusual for that sort of thing to happen" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 2, 2016 9:56:00 AM EAT

George Bizos said : "The things we heard from our colleagues in Zimbabwe are of great concern," "There is no unity of purpose. They say the government isn't really functioning. Some say they fear civil war may take place" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 2, 2016 9:56:00 AM EAT

George Bizos said : "The things we heard from our colleagues in Zimbabwe are of great concern," External link

ibtimes-uk Monday, August 1, 2016 3:16:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said : “I don’t want to criticise the magistrate. He has a discretion, and it is not unusual for that sort of thing to happen” External link

enca Monday, August 1, 2016 10:17:00 AM EAT

George Bizos said : ”The things we heard from our colleagues in Zimbabwe are of great concern,” “There is no unity of purpose. They say the government isn’t really functioning. Some say they fear civil war may take place” External link

enca Monday, August 1, 2016 10:17:00 AM EAT

George Bizos said : “But the roads are full of holes. And the courtroom, it is not in good shape, tiles have been removed. It doesn’t look good. The poverty now is plain to see. The removal of rubbish is hardly taking place, and this is sad, for the people of Zimbabwe,” External link

enca Monday, August 1, 2016 10:17:00 AM EAT

George Bizos said : “I don’t want to criticise the magistrate. He has a discretion, and it is not unusual for that sort of thing to happen” External link

iol Sunday, July 31, 2016 7:28:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said : “The things we heard from our colleagues in Zimbabwe are of great concern,” “There is no unity of purpose. They say the government isn’t really functioning. Some say they fear civil war may take place” External link

iol Sunday, July 31, 2016 7:28:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said : “But the roads are full of holes. And the courtroom, it is not in good shape, tiles have been removed. It doesn’t look good. The poverty now is plain to see. The removal of rubbish is hardly taking place, and this is sad, for the people of Zimbabwe,” External link

iol Sunday, July 31, 2016 7:28:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said : “Events she narrated as to what supposedly happened in 1989 are nothing but a figment of her own imagination,” External link

the-star Wednesday, March 4, 2015 3:41:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said ( about Mr Mandela ) : “That she took no steps despite public declarations that the property is Mr Mandela’s ‘house’ or ‘home’ belies her claim of exclusive ownership,” External link

the-star Wednesday, March 4, 2015 3:41:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said : “Events she narrated as to what supposedly happened in 1989 are nothing but a figment of her own imagination,” External link

iol Wednesday, March 4, 2015 3:40:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said ( about Mr Mandela ) : “That she took no steps despite public declarations that the property is Mr Mandela’s ‘house’ or ‘home’ belies her claim of exclusive ownership,” External link

iol Wednesday, March 4, 2015 3:40:00 PM EAT

George Bizos said : "He had settled upon the property," "He had also announced to all and sundry, at his retirement, that he would be retiring at his home or his house in Qunu" External link

bdlive Tuesday, March 3, 2015 7:59:00 AM EAT

George Bizos said ( about Mr Mandela ) : "Contrary to the malignant role of which Mr Mandela is accused, the facts suggest a benevolent role on his part," External link

bdlive Tuesday, March 3, 2015 7:59:00 AM EAT

George Bizos said : "He had settled upon the property," "He had also announced to all and sundry, at his retirement, that he would be retiring at his home or his house in Qunu" External link

businessday Tuesday, March 3, 2015 7:49:00 AM EAT

George Bizos said ( about Mr Mandela ) : "Contrary to the malignant role of which Mr Mandela is accused, the facts suggest a benevolent role on his part," External link

businessday Tuesday, March 3, 2015 7:49:00 AM EAT



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Dikgang Moseneke said ( about George Bizos ) : “As though he had not done enough, George Bizos was there for the families of the miners at Marikana,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, September 18, 2020 12:54:00 AM EAT

Dikgang Moseneke said ( about George Bizos ) : "When it was not fashionable, George Bizos chose the side of the oppressed," External link

news24 Thursday, September 17, 2020 7:19:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : "He was on the right side of history. When the democratic government fell short or big business, he and colleagues would come in. We do owe it to his legacy to finish what George started," External link

news24 Thursday, September 17, 2020 7:19:00 PM EAT

Dikgang Moseneke said ( about George Bizos ) : “When it was not fashionable, George Bizos chose the side of the oppressed,” External link

citizen Thursday, September 17, 2020 7:11:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : “He was on the right side of history. When the democratic government fell short or big business, he and colleagues would come in. We do owe it to his legacy to finish what George started,” External link

citizen Thursday, September 17, 2020 7:11:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : “We read in his memoirs how it astounded him that he, a refugee from Europe, had more rights in SA than the black majority born and bred in this land,” “He could not accept how he, a white immigrant, could be well fed, clothed, educated, while the native people of the country lived in squalor and deprivation. This George would not accept” External link

businessday Thursday, September 17, 2020 6:07:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : “forced away from the land of one’s birth and being treated like a second-class citizen,” “There can be no doubt that his personal background influenced and nourished the great well of empathy and solidarity that drove George in the practice of his craft,” External link

680news Thursday, September 17, 2020 6:03:00 PM EAT

Phumla Williams said ( about George Bizos ) : “Messages of condolences to the family and friends of advocate Bizos can be done through an online tribute page , as well as an e-mail address,” External link

citizen Thursday, September 17, 2020 12:12:00 PM EAT

Nelson Mandela disse ( about George Bizos ) : “Penso que as palavras não são suficientes para expressar a nossa dívida a homens e mulheres como George Bizos” External link

jornaldeangola Wednesday, September 16, 2020 6:07:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : “George Bizos was a well-known name and he had an incisive legal mind. He was also one of the architects of our Constitution, who contributed immensely. He will be sorely missed. "We bow our heads in honour of the contribution he made to our democracy,” External link

sanews Monday, September 14, 2020 12:25:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : “George Bizos was a well-known name and he had an incisive legal mind and was also one of the architects of our constitution who contributed immensely and he will be sorely missed. We dip our heads in honour of the contribution he made to our democracy,” External link

africanewswire Monday, September 14, 2020 9:53:00 AM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : “George Bizos was a well-known name and he had an incisive legal mind and was also one of the architects of our constitution who contributed immensely and he will be sorely missed. We dip our heads in honour of the contribution he made to our democracy,” External link

iol Sunday, September 13, 2020 3:16:00 AM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : “George Bizos was a well-known name and he had an incisive legal mind and was also one of the architects of our constitution who contributed immensely and he will be sorely missed. We dip our heads in honour of the contribution he made to our democracy,” External link

iol Saturday, September 12, 2020 10:05:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : “George Bizos was a well-known name and he had an incisive legal mind and was also one of the architects of our constitution who contributed immensely and he will be sorely missed. We dip our heads in honour of the contribution he made to our democracy,” External link

gov-za Saturday, September 12, 2020 8:28:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : “George Bizos was a well-known name and he had an incisive legal mind and was also one of the architects of our constitution who contributed immensely and he will be sorely missed. We dip our heads in honour of the contribution he made to our democracy,” External link

iol Saturday, September 12, 2020 3:08:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : “George Bizos was a well-known name and he had an incisive legal mind and was also one of the architects of our constitution who contributed immensely and he will be sorely missed. We dip our heads in honour of the contribution he made to our democracy,” External link

iol Saturday, September 12, 2020 2:05:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : “George Bizos was a well-known name and he had an incisive legal mind and was also one of the architects of our constitution who contributed immensely and he will be sorely missed. We dip our heads in honour of the contribution he made to our democracy,” External link

iol Saturday, September 12, 2020 12:51:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : “George Bizos was a well-known name and he had an incisive legal mind and was also one of the architects of our constitution who contributed immensely and he will be sorely missed. We dip our heads in honour of the contribution he made to our democracy,” External link

citizen Saturday, September 12, 2020 10:31:00 AM EAT

Graca Machel said ( about George Bizos ) : “Madiba and George [were] more than special friends, they were two souls with [an] uncompromising zest for justice. In different trenches, but complementing each other in a remarkable journey of six decades, of loyal friendship and brotherhood, walking hand in hand” External link

citizen Saturday, September 12, 2020 10:31:00 AM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : “George Bizos was a well-known name and he had an incisive legal mind and was also one of the architects of our constitution who contributed immensely and he will be sorely missed. We dip our heads in honour of the contribution he made to our democracy,” External link

iol Saturday, September 12, 2020 8:14:00 AM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : “George Bizos was a well-known name and he had an incisive legal mind and was also one of the architects of our constitution who contributed immensely and he will be sorely missed. We dip our heads in honour of the contribution he made to our democracy,” External link

iol Friday, September 11, 2020 11:47:00 PM EAT

George Bizos told ( about George Bizos ) : “Mr Bizos! What are you doing here?!” External link

dailymaverick Friday, September 11, 2020 6:41:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa acrescentou ( about George Bizos ) : "Falei com George Bizos há cerca de dois meses e, enquanto falava com ele, parecia que a sua saúde não estava em boa forma. Falei com o filho esta tarde e ele disse-me que o seu pai estava a enfrentar grandes dificuldades. Perguntei-lhe se estava cómodo e ele respondeu que sim, que estava" External link

WortLuxembourg-pt Friday, September 11, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

Nelson Mandela disse ( about George Bizos ) : "Penso que as palavras não são suficientes para expressar a nossa dívida a homens e mulheres como George Bizos" External link

WortLuxembourg-pt Friday, September 11, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

Howard Varney said ( about George Bizos ) : “George, who escaped the Nazi occupation of Greece in a small boat with his father, settled in South Africa and adopted this country as his own. We are so grateful he did,” “Perhaps it was his experience in Nazi occupied Greece that motivated him to stand up for the underdog, no matter the odds” External link

mg Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:31:00 PM EAT

Yasmin Sooka said ( about George Bizos ) : “George was the one who was absolutely adamant that you could not have an amnesty process in which the victims were procedurally not given the right to oppose the application. George insisted that they insert clauses into the draft legislation that victims had the right to oppose the applications and to cross-examine and that if they did not have lawyers, the commission would be able to appoint lawyers for them. He believed passionately in the TRC process, that if you could not have maximum accountability, this was going to be the next best thing,” External link

mg Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:31:00 PM EAT

Yasmin Sooka said ( about George Bizos ) : “When George was appearing, Hassan Mall [the amnesty committee chairperson] would say to us, ‘Can we agree beforehand how long George will take with cross examination. We can’t spend the whole day labouring at a single point’,” “If you go to the TRC records, you can see how he really struck terror into the hearts of many of the perpetrators who had applied for amnesty” External link

mg Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:31:00 PM EAT

Dumisa Ntsebeza added ( about George Bizos ) : “At the amnesty hearings, it was the George Bizos we grew up being told about” External link

mg Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:31:00 PM EAT

Dikgang Moseneke said ( about George Bizos ) : “We had to fight, we had to combat racism at every level, at every front, [and] we had that obligation. And George Bizos he hated racism, that is why he was on the side of the oppressed in order to change society for the better,” External link

eyewitness-news Thursday, September 10, 2020 4:26:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : “George Bizos is one of those lawyers who contributed immensely, immensely to the attainment of our democracy,” External link

voanews Thursday, September 10, 2020 3:38:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : “George Bizos is one of those lawyers who contributed immensely, immensely to the attainment of our democracy,” External link

voanews-sw Thursday, September 10, 2020 3:34:00 PM EAT

Pule Mabe said ( about George Bizos ) : “As a lawyer George Bizos was fearless, principled, committed and a legendary cross-examiner who was ruthlessly effective in exposing the lies, brutality and moral bankruptcy of the apartheid regime and its agents,” “His legal practice was inextricably intertwined with the history of the struggle against apartheid and for the realisation of a united, non-racial, non-sexist, democratic and prosperous and just South Africa” External link

iol Thursday, September 10, 2020 2:58:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : "George Bizos is one of those lawyers who contributed immensely to the attainment of our democracy," External link

kathimerini-en Thursday, September 10, 2020 2:04:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : "George Bizos is one of those lawyers who contributed immensely to the attainment of our democracy," External link

reuters-en Thursday, September 10, 2020 12:59:00 PM EAT

Dumisa Ntsebeza said ( about George Bizos ) : "His forensic skills on the versions by those who applied for amnesty was such, that some of them were denied amnesty just because they had been exposed by George for not having been speaking the truth, the whole truth and neither of which would have amounted to a full disclosure which was necessary for any perpetrator to be granted amnesty" External link

news24 Thursday, September 10, 2020 12:29:00 PM EAT

Dumisa Ntsebeza said ( about George Bizos ) : "That is the time that I got to appreciate that, even though he was a little bit elderly, that spark was still there. One could still see the George Bizos who had become legendary, before the Marikana saga," "He was a gallant fighter at a time when there were very few lawyers, even white lawyers, who were prepared to represent what they considered either communists, terrorists or both" External link

news24 Thursday, September 10, 2020 12:29:00 PM EAT

Ronald Lamola said ( about George Bizos ) : “Not many legal practitioners confronted the injustices faced by political activists more than Bizos, and his work will continue to inspire a generation of upcoming practitioners. We are grateful for the lasting legacy he has left” External link

mg Thursday, September 10, 2020 12:09:00 PM EAT

Adam Habib said ( about George Bizos ) : "George was a great human being and one of South Africa's greatest human rights fighters," External link

aljazeera-en Thursday, September 10, 2020 12:01:00 PM EAT

Ronald Lamola said ( about George Bizos ) : “We commiserate with his family, loved ones, colleagues and all who knew him. The outpouring of grief in the legal profession and throughout the country bears testimony to the noble role that Adv. Bizos played,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, September 10, 2020 11:49:00 AM EAT

Ronald Lamola said ( about George Bizos ) : “This is a promise that we will keep as we advance the values of the Constitution. Adv Bizos was a selfless servant of the legal profession and we owe a great gratitude to him,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, September 10, 2020 11:49:00 AM EAT

Ronald Lamola said ( about George Bizos ) : “We commiserate with his family, loved ones, colleagues and all who knew him. The outpouring of grief in the legal profession and throughout the country bears testimony to the noble role that Adv. Bizos played,” External link

sanews Thursday, September 10, 2020 11:31:00 AM EAT

Ronald Lamola said ( about George Bizos ) : “This is a promise that we will keep as we advance the values of the Constitution. Adv Bizos was a selfless servant of the legal profession and we owe a great gratitude to him,” External link

sanews Thursday, September 10, 2020 11:31:00 AM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : “George Bizos is one of those lawyers who contributed immensely to the attainment of our democracy,” External link

in-cyprus Thursday, September 10, 2020 11:04:00 AM EAT

Muzi Sikhakhane said ( about George Bizos ) : "Compassion, true compassion, and not careerism, drove Oom George to become one of the most formidable defenders of freedom, justice and equality," External link

news24 Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:58:00 AM EAT

Sello Hatang said ( about George Bizos ) : “Ntate Bizos was always available to support our events and to lend an ear to our challenges. He became like a well-loved uncle to us. We were in awe of him, yet he always engaged us with humility, affection and respect” External link

iol Thursday, September 10, 2020 8:31:00 AM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : "I have just received news that legal eagle of our country George Bizos has passed away," "This is very sad for our country" External link

modernghana Thursday, September 10, 2020 6:23:00 AM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : “I have just received news that legal eagle of our country George Bizos has passed away,” “This is very sad for our country” External link

guardian Thursday, September 10, 2020 4:25:00 AM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : "George Bizos is one of those lawyers who contributed immensely to the attainment of our democracy," External link

wsau Thursday, September 10, 2020 12:37:00 AM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : "I have just received news that legal eagle of our country George Bizos has passed away," External link

haberler-en Wednesday, September 9, 2020 11:48:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : "I have just received news that legal eagle of our country George Bizos has passed away," "This is very sad for our country" External link

pulse Wednesday, September 9, 2020 11:28:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : "I have just received news that legal eagle of our country George Bizos has passed away," "This is very sad for our country" External link

justiceinfo Wednesday, September 9, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : "I have just received news that legal eagle of our country George Bizos has passed away," External link

nampa Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:56:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about George Bizos ) : "I have just received news that legal eagle of our country George Bizos has passed away," "This is very sad for our country" External link

afp-en Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa told ( about George Bizos ) : "I have just received news that legal eagle of our country George Bizos has passed away," External link

afp-en Wednesday, September 9, 2020 9:50:00 PM EAT

Andrew Leask said ( about George Bizos ) : “No one is above the law and that is why AfriForum’s private prosecution unit continues to drive this case and prosecute Bizos on behalf of Van Oosterhout. The NPA’s indications that they focus on cases of violence against women and children do not appear to be valid in all cases. We want to ensure that certain people are not regarded as superior to the law and consider violence against women in a serious light,” External link

citizen Friday, February 14, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Gerrie Nel said ( about George Bizos ) : “It is, however, a pity that it was necessary to first start the private prosecution process before the DPP [Director of Public Prosecutions] decided to do what was supposed to have been done from the start, and that is for Bizos to be prosecuted,” External link

citizen Thursday, December 20, 2018 11:01:00 AM EAT

Gerrie Nel explained ( about George Bizos ) : “Last week we received a letter from [DPP Andrew] Chauke and they reversed the decision not to prosecute and will prosecute Alexis Bizos for assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm,” External link

citizen Thursday, December 20, 2018 7:49:00 AM EAT