LAZ Press Statement Dated 3rd November 2017 on the Threatening Statements Made Against the Judiciary by the Republican President

As one of the three arms of government, the judiciary is an integral part of Zambia’s democracy, ensuring checks and balances on adherence to the rule of law and constitutionalism in the country. The Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) is therefore alarmed by statements made by the Republican President, Mr. …

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OASIS FORUM Statement: Celebrating Laura Miti And The Rights And Responsibilities of Being a Citizen

Several days ago, Laura Miti and several others were arrested for demonstrating outside the Zambian Parliament, demanding accountability for the US$42 million spent on forty-two fire trucks. A brave act, some would say foolhardy in the face of a request from the police not to go ahead with the protest. …

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LAZ Press Statement on the recent attacks on the Law Association of Zambia Following The Press Briefing Defending The Judiciary From Unwarranted Attacks

The Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) has noted several attacks and various attacks on the Association and its President, Linda Kasonde, following yesterday’s press briefing on the attacks against the Judiciary. LAZ would firstly like to reiterate that the President of LAZ speaks on behalf of the Council of LAZ …

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LAZ Press Statement Dated 26th October 2016 On The Appointment Of Mrs. Lillian Fulata Shawa-Siyuni As Substantive DPP

The Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) would like to congratulate Mrs. Lillian Fulata Shawa-Siyuni on her recent appointment as Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP). This is the first time that a woman has held this position in a substantive capacity and therefore we wish her every success in her new …

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Oasis Forum Press Statement Dated 25th October 2016 On The Celebration Of Our 52nd Independence Day: Are We Proud And Free?

The Freedom Statute on Independence Avenue was erected to serve as a monument to breaking away from colonial bondage; as a symbol of freedom. But as we celebrate our fifty-second year of independence, the Oasis Forum would like to pose this question to all Zambians: Are we, in the words …

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