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Hellenism, Universal Rights and Apartheid

Hellenic Observatory and London Hellenic Society public lecture

Date: Wednesday 5 October 2011
Time: 6.30-8pm
Venue:  Old Theatre, Old Building
Speaker: George Bizos
Chair: Professor Kevin Featherstone

George Bizos will speak about defending human rights under apartheid in South
Africa, drawing on his own career as a human rights lawyer.

George Bizos has had a distinguished legal career struggling against apartheid and promoting universal human rights. He has defended the likes of Nelson Mandela,
Govan Mbeki and Morgan Tsvangirai.

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This event is free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis. For any queries email events@lse.ac.uk or call 020 7955 6043.


A transcript of George Bizos' speech is available to download. Download 'Hellenism, Universal Rights and Apartheid' (pdf).

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