LAZ Press Statement Dated 12th February 2017 On The Continued Attacks On The Judiciary

The Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) has recently noted that certain print media organisations have continuously published articles and reports which criticise and attack the  character and integrity of the judiciary and particular Judges. The said articles and reports seem to criticise decisions made by Judges in cases which are …

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LAZ Press Statement Dated 31st January 2017 On The Directive By The Inspector-General Of Police on Police Officers Marrying Foreigners

The Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) has received several queries from the media about the directive from the Inspector-General of Police instructing police officers not to marry foreigners and for those who are married to foreigners to declare their spouses to the Inspector-General. LAZ would like to advise that this …

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LAZ Press Statement Dated 23rd January 2017 On The Statements By The Secretary-General Of The Patriotic Front Relating To Awarding Of Land By Local Authorities And Control Of Bus Stations

The Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) has come across a video clip circulating on social media in which the Patriotic Front Secretary – General (SG) is seen and heard instructing a meeting at which elected Government officials were in attendance to use their powers to allocate plots to selected individuals, …

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LAZ Press Statement Dated 16th December 2016 On The Riots By UPND Cadres At The Lusaka High Court Premises

The Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) strongly condemns the riotous behavior that was exhibited by UPND cadres at the Lusaka High Court premises in Lusaka on 15th December 2016 where they escorted their party leadership who had gone for court hearing. The destruction of public and private property and the …

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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 30th November, 2016 On The Nullification Of Parliamentary Seats And The Recent Attacks On The Judiciary

The Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) strongly condemns the recent attacks on the Judiciary by State House Press aide Mr. Amos Chanda on ZNBC’s Sunday Interview following recent court judgements nullifying the parliamentary seats of some Members of Parliament from the ruling party. The statements by Mr. Chanda appeared to …

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