Christof Heyns Death : Human Right Lawyer Christof Heyns Obituary

Christof Heyns Death – Obituary: Human Right Lawyer, Christof Heyns has passed away, information about his death was brought to our notice on March 29, 2021.

Christof Heyns Died at the age of 62 years old. Details regarding his cause of death has not been made public. Family, Friends and Loved ones has paid their last homage and honor the passing of the deceased.

Current dean Professor Elsabe Schoeman said Heyns would be “sorely missed by all”.

“His enthusiasm for life, his dedication as a UP law academic, his national and international contributions, influence and work are unequalled. Our deepest condolences to his wife, Fearika, his son, Adam Heyns, and two daughters, Willemien Rust, Renée Heyns, son-in-law Arné Francois Rust, mother Renée Heyns and grandson Isak Rust,” said Schoeman.

The International Commission of Jurists – Africa wrote in a Twitter message that its members were “saddened by the news of the passing of South African human rights lawyer Prof #ChristofHeyns former UN SR on Extra Judicial Killings and a member of the United Nations Human Rights Council. This is a huge loss to the human rights community. We were fortunate to have worked closely with Prof Heyns”.

ICJ is saddened by the news of the passing of South African human rights lawyer Prof #ChristofHeyns former UN SR on Extra Judicial Killings and a member of the @UN_HRC This is a huge loss to the human rights community. We were fortunate to have worked closely with Prof Heyns