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Professor David Bilchitz

David Bilchitz is a Professor of Human Rights and Constitutional Law at the University of Johannesburg and Director of the South African Institute for Advanced Constitutional, Public, Human Rights and International Law (SAIFAC). He is currently Secretary General of the International Association of Constitutional Law (IACL). He writes widely on the rights of animals under South African law, believing that a just political community must respect the dignity, integrity and welfare of animals.