The Pan African Lawyers Union (PALU)

PALU is the premier continental forum of and for lawyers and lawyers’ associations in Africa.

Established in 2002 to reflect the aspirations and concerns of the African people and to promote and defend their shared interests, PALU brings together the continent’s regional and national lawyers’ associations, and over 1,000 individual lawyers.

Members of PALU are lawyers, professionals and institutions from various areas of legal practice and professionals that adhere to our vision of seeing a united, just and prosperous Africa, built on the rule of law and good governance.

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African Court issues 3 Rulings on the Ogiek matter

Application 006/2012 African Commission vs Republic of Kenya The Application / case  was in respect of the Ogiek of the Mau Forest. The Ogiek are a minority and indigenous ethnic group in Kenya comprising of about 20,000 members, about 15,000 of whom inhabit the...

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