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 DATED 11TH OCTOBER 2017 ON THE ALLEGATIONS OF CORRUPTION MADE BY THE UNITED PARTY FOR NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PRESIDENT AGAINST THE JUDICIARY

The Law Association of Zambia is gravely concerned at very serious allegations that have been levelled against members of the judiciary by United Party for National Development (UPND) President Mr. Hakainde Hichilema. In particular, LAZ is concerned about allegations of corruption against the following judges of the Constitutional Court: Judge …

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OASIS Forum Press Statement On The State Of Democracy And The Rule Of Law In Zambia And The Need For National Unity

A few weeks ago, the Zambian National Under-20 football team took to the international stage to showcase Zambian football talent. Whilst watching them we Zambians knew no tribe, we knew no political affiliation. We rallied behind the team because they were Zambian and they represented the best of what we …

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Speech by the Law Association of Zambia President at the Valedictory for the Late Africa Bruce Munyama on 30th May, 2017

My Lord, the Deputy Chief Justice, Justice Marvin Mwanamwambwa, my Lords and Ladies of the Supreme Court, Constitutional Court, Court of Appeal and High Court here present; the bereaved family, the learned Solicitor-General, State Counsel, Senior Counsel, learned members of the Law Association of Zambia, may I simply say fellow …

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Remarks by Ms. Kasonde, President of LAZ Delivered at the Breakfast Meeting for Parliamentarians to Celebrate the Achievements of the National Legal Aid Clinic for Women in the Provision of Legal Aid Services in Zambia at the Taj Pamodzi Hotel on 11th May, 2017

The Law Association of Zambia is pleased that you could join us this morning to celebrate with the National Legal Aid Clinic for Women in its achievements in providing legal aid representation to vulnerable women and children. The National Legal Aid Clinic for Women was established in 1990 by the …

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