A tribute to George Bizos - A larger than life crusader of justice


On September 9, 2020 George Bizos, that unrelenting crusader of justice succumbed to death at a ripe age of 92. His passing hit closer home.

It left my brother, Mike (his former client) heart-broken. I was similarly deeply saddened. He impacted on our lives in different ways.

Mike wrote me soon after he learnt of his passing, in his typical effortless prose: “My intimates are falling in quick succession. Beginning to feel like I am in the queue”. 

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Bravo police for prompt action

It is also hurting that whilst we all know that the Botswana Police Service (BPS) is charged functionally with the duties to investigate all forms of crime, some locals have resorted to taking the law into their own hands. It is very wrong to do that. There is also a possibility that one may wrongfully take the life of a person in the process, unless it is a justifiable case of self-defence. Recently, in the city of Francistown, some locals found...

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