George Bizos: The Greek Lawyer Who Saved Nelson Mandela
George Bizos, the Greek-South African human rights lawyer, who died on September 9, 2020, fought apartheid and saved Nelson Mandela from a death sentence. Along with serving as Nelson Mandela’s lawyer, George Bizos was also one of the three writers...
On This Day in 1966 Dimitri Tsafendas Killed the Architect of Apartheid
When Dimitri Tsafendas killed the architect of apartheid South African Prime Minister Hendrik Verwoerd on September 6, 1966, the courts decided it was an act of a madman. Yet, the Greek-Mozambican knew very well that the man he stabbed to...
Desmond Tutu, a Symbol of the Anti-Apartheid Struggle, Dies at 90
Archbishop Desmond Tutu, a symbol of South Africa's anti-Apartheid struggle a laureate of the Nobel Peace Prize, died on Sunday in Cape Town. He was 90. Tutu was the Bishop of Johannesburg from 1985 to 1986 and then the Archbishop...