Shortly after the last remaining Rivonia treason trialist, Andrew Mlangeni, passed away, the death of legal icon George Bizos marks the end of an era characterised by selfless leaders whose sacrifices ushered in the 1994 democratic SA state.

This golden generation’s departure shines a spotlight on the values that underpinned SA’s quest for a non-racist, non-sexist, democracy – values Bizos, Nelson Mandela, Walter Sisulu and others modelled for the new SA...

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