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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LAZ Press Statement Dated 5th April 2017 On The Implications Of The Legal Practitioners (Costs) Order 2017, Statutory Instrument No. 6 Of 2017

Following the publication of the Legal Practitioners (Costs) Order, Statutory Instrument No. 6 of 2017 (”the SI”), members of the Remuneration Committee and the LAZ Secretariat have received a number of queries from Legal Practitioners in whether the fees indicated in the SI are expressed in Kwacha denomination/currency or fee …

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Malawi Law Society Solidarity Statement On The Siege Of Offices Of The Law Society Of Zambia (LAZ) In Lusaka, Zambia On Friday, 3rd March 2017

The Malawi Law Society has noted with grave concern and profound shock the occurrence of a politically motivated siege of offices of the Law Association of Zambia (LAZ). The siege is an unacceptable act of intimidation, hindrance, harassment and improper interference with the LAZ’s ability to perform its professional functions, …

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Southern African Development Community Lawyers Association (SADC LA) Statement On The Siege Of The Law Association of Zambia’s (LAZ) Offices in Lusaka, Zambia On Friday 3 March 2017

The Southern African Lawyers Development Community Association (SADC LA) has learnt with a deep sense of shock and regret of the staging of what appears to be a politically motivated march and siege of the Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) offices. The march and siege of the Bar Association’s offices …

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LAZ Press Statement Dated 3rd March 2017 On The Attack On The Law Association of Zambia And The Independence Of The Legal Profession

The Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) is deeply saddened by the protests against LAZ at the LAZ Secretariat by unknown cadres this afternoon. The attack appears to be an attempt to intimidate LAZ from performing its statutory mandate. Fortunately, no property was damaged and no one was injured and we …

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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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