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George Bizos: The Lawyer Who Saved Nelson Mandela Honored in Greece

George Bizos, the Greek-South African human rights lawyer who fought apartheid and saved Nelson Mandela from a death sentence during the Rivonia Trial, died on September 9, 2020. In honor of the great lawyer, residents of Bizos's hometown of Vasilitsi...

Greek Lawyer George Bizos, Who Saved Nelson Mandela, Passes Away at 92

George Bizos, the Greek-South African human rights lawyer who fought apartheid and saved Nelson Mandela from a death sentence during the Rivonia Trial, passed away on Wednesday. He was 92 years old. Along with serving as Nelson Mandela’s lawyer, George...

South Africa Hellenism Honors Human Rights Lawyer George Bizos

(George Bizos (left) with Terence Quick) Greece's Deputy Foreign Minister Terence Quick honored South Africa's emblematic lawyer George Bizos at a special event in Johannesburg on Sunday. Bizos was Nelson Mandela's lawyer and one of the three writers of South Africa's...

Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Alexandria Meets With South African President

The Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria and All Africa intends to implement a program to help the fight against AIDS in South Africa, according to Patriarch Theodoros' statement during his meeting with the country's president, Jacob Zuma. The two men...

The Greek Who Saved Nelson Mandela

George Bizos, the Greek lawyer and good friend of Nelson Mandela, during a past visit to Athens had reveled details of  his life and his relationship with Mandela. Bizos, was born in 1928 in the village Vasilitsi, in Messinia. In...

Australian Youth Group Wins Corfu Cricket Tournament

The Greek island of Corfu hosted the second annual international youth cricket tournament organized by the Hellenic Cricket Federation. Being one of Australia's favorite sports, young kids could not escape participating in this year's tournament. Teams from Ferntree Gully and...

Greek Australians Will Visit London to Ask For Restitution of Parthenon Marbles

British actor Stephen Fry called on the British government for the return of the Parthenon marbles to Greece. Now the Greek Diaspora in Australia has also decided to exert pressure on English officials for the same reason. The Greek campaigners...