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George Bizos laid to rest: ‘His life was so large’

Human rights lawyer George Bizos was laid to rest in a Special Official Funeral at the Greek Orthodox Church in Johannesburg on Thursday.

Bizos, who died last week aged 92, was remembered as a man of humility, integrity, and above all as an advocate with a passion for justice.

  • Rebecca Davis
  • Daily Maverick

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

Bizos’s funeral saw luminaries of the political, legal and civil society spheres share space with friends and family members of the…

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