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Africa

DEM. REP. of CONGO

Afrewatch

Location(s): Katanga, Dem. Rep. of Congo, +243 818577577/ 858255718
Area(s) of law: Displacement; Land rights; Environnment; Access to water
Representative case(s):
Anvil Mining lawsuit (re Dem.Rep. of Congo)
Lawyer(s)
: Emmanuel Umpula Nkumba, [email protected]; [email protected]

Association Africaine de Défense des Droits de l'Homme (ASADHO)

Location(s): Dem. Rep. of Congo, +243 811 729 908
Area(s) of law: Environment; Health
Representative case(s):
Anvil Mining lawsuit (re Dem.Rep. of Congo)
Lawyer(s)
: Jean Claude Katende, [email protected]

Centre pour la Justice et la Réconciliation (CJR)

Location(s): Lubumbashi, Dem. Rep. of Congo, +243 818 153 407
Area(s) of law: Environment; Health; Beatings & violence
Representative case(s):
Complaint against mining companies (re pollution & health impacts)
Lawyer(s): Freddy Kitoko Nyembo, [email protected]

 

GUINEA

Les Mêmes Droits pour Tous (MDT)

 Location(s): Conakry (+224 622 334 619/+224 669 648 622); Kankan (+224 664 33 58 53/664 57 27 57/655 97 40 60) & N'Zérékoré (+224 64 37 51 36), Guinea
Area(s) of law:
Arbitrary detention; Displacement; Environnement; Land rights;
Representative case(s):
Lawsuit against Société Minière de Dinguiraye (re alleged damages of gold mining); Lawsuit before ECOWAS Court (re alleged diplacements & acts of violence by Société guinéenne de palmier à huile et d'hévéa (SOGUIPAH))
Lawyer(s):
Foromo Frédéric Loua, [email protected]; Mamadou Alpha Mariam Diallo, [email protected]; Pépé Antoine Lama, [email protected]

 

NIGERIA

Environmental Rights Action/ Friends of the Earth Nigeria

Location(s): Benin City, Nigeria, +234 8023649890; 8059402385
Area(s) of law: Environment (national & trans-national experiences); Health
Representative case(s): Gas flaring lawsuit (re oil companies in Nigeria); Shell lawsuit (re oil pollution in Nigeria)
Lawyer(s)
: Prince CHIMA Williams Esq., [email protected]

 LawEdge Enviro-Advocacy Project

Location(s): Nigeria, +2348037235955
Area(s) of law: Environment law - gas flaring, oil pollution, granite mining pollution
Representative case(s): Gas flaring lawsuit (re oil companies in Nigeria)
Lawyer(s)
: George Ogara, [email protected]; Emeka Eze; Christie Omeke; Godrey Okonkwo; Charles Menkiti

SO. AFRICA

Abrahams Kiewitz Inc.

Location(s): Cape Town, So. Africa, +27 21 914 4842
Area(s) of law: Land rights; Right to food
Representative case(s): Apartheid reparations lawsuits (re So. Africa);Gold miner silicosis litigation (re So. Africa); Class action against bread companies (re alleged price fixing)
Lawyer(s): Charles Abrahams, [email protected]

Centre for Applied Legal Studies

Location(s): Johannesburg, So. Africa, +27 11 717 8600
Area(s) of law: Environment; Housing; Access to water; Gender discrimination; Access to information; Financial institutions
Representative case(s):
Lisa Chamberlain, [email protected]; Prof Bonita Meyersfeld, [email protected]; Nomonde Nyembe, [email protected]

Keerom Street Chambers

Location(s): Cape Town, So. Africa, + 27 21 424 9695
Area(s) of law: Discrimination
Representative case(s): South African Airways lawsuit (re HIV discrimination)
Lawyer(s): Anton Katz, [email protected]

Richard Spoor Inc. Attorneys

Location(s): Johannesburg. So. Africa, +011 482 6081
Area(s) of law:  Health
Representative case(s): Gold miner silicosis litigation (re So. Africa)
Lawyer(s): Richard Spoor, [email protected]

 

TANZANIA

Legal & Human Rights Centre

Location(s): Dar es Salaam (+255 22 2773038/48) & Arusha (+255 27 2544187), Tanzania
Area(s) of law:  Environment; Land rights; Labour; Discrimination
Representative case(s): Vilima Vitatu lawsuit (re land rights); African Barrick Gold lawsuit (re Tanzania)
Lawyer(s): Flaviana Charles, [email protected]; George Masud, [email protected]; Shilinde Ngalula, [email protected]