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Press Release On Burundi Press Law Hearing Of Ref. No. 7 Of 2013 – Burundi Journalists’ Union V. The Attorney General Of The Republic Of Burundi 9 February 2015, Arusha, Tanzania

The Secretariat of the Pan African Lawyers Union, wishes to inform its members and the general public that the hearing of Reference No. 7 of 2013 Burundian Journalists’ Union vs. the Attorney General of the Republic of Burundi before The East African Court of Justice will take place today 9 February 2015, Arusha, Tanzania. PALU [...]

Joint African Civil Society Statement on Illicit Financial Flows to the African Union Heads of States and Government

The Pan African Lawyers Union (PALU) together with Action Aid International , African Network on Debt and Development (AFRODAD) , African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa) , Centre for Trade Policy and Development, Centre Régional Africain pour le Développement Endogène et Communautaire (CRADEC) – Cameroun , East African Tax and Governance [...]

Recommendations by African and International Civil Society for the 24th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union

The Pan African Lawyers Union (PALU) together with the following African and International Civil Society Organizations: Action pour le Développement et la Paix Endogènes (ADEPAE), African Youth Initiative Network (AYINET), African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies, Campaign for Good Governance, Center for the Training and the Development of Ex – Combatants, Coalition for Justice [...]

Happy Holidays!

May you have a joyful holiday season and all the best for the new year! We thank you for your wonderful support in the past year and look forward to a productive collaboration in 2015! With warm wishes, Pan African Lawyers Union (PALU)

Bonnes fêtes!

Nous vous souhaitons d’excellentes fêtes de fin d’année et le meilleur pour la nouvelle année! Nous vous remercions du soutien que vous nous avez apporté tout le long de l’année qui vient de s’écouler et souhaitons une collaboration fructueuse en 2015! Très cordialement, Union panafricaine des avocats.

International Human Rights Day 2014

Today, 10 December 2014 is International Human Rights Day. The Pan African Lawyers Union (PALU) would like to take this opportunity to commend individuals, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and Regional Human Rights bodies for their endless efforts in upholding and protecting Human Rights in Africa and the world.PALU embraces this year’s theme, [...]