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14 August 2019
Lawyers for Human Rights is inviting applications from law students and graduates with an interest in human rights law and public interest litigation to apply for the volunteer internship programme in the Penal Reform Programe (PRP) based at the Johannesburg Law Clinic. The PRP engages in strategic litigation for the purpose of the protection of inmates’ rights. Interns may be required to...
12 August 2019
    Lawyers for Human Rights is inviting applications from law students and graduates with an interest in human rights law and public interest litigation to apply for the volunteer internship programme in the Refugee and Migrant Rights Programme based in the Pretoria Law Clinic and the Strategic Litigation Programme based in the Johannesburg Law Clinic. The Refugee and Migrant Rights...
19 July 2019
Lawyers for Human Rights is inviting applications from law students and graduates with an interest in human rights law and public interest litigation to apply for the volunteer internship programme in the Land and Housing Programme. The Land and Housing Programme's work is concentrated on the advancement of land, housing, and property rights of the poor, marginalised and historically...
17 April 2019
LHR is an independent human rights organisation with a four-decade track record in human rights activism and public interest litigation in South Africa. We offer human rights activists and lawyers an exciting and challenging work environment, covering a wide range of social justice issues. We are committed to transformation of the sector.  LHR is inviting applications from law graduates with...
29 January 2019
LHR is an independent human rights organisation with a four-decade track record in human rights activism and public interest litigation in South Africa. We offer human rights activists and lawyers an exciting and challenging work environment covering a wide range of social justice issues.  We are committed to transformation of the sector.  LHR is inviting applications for the position...
13 November 2018
The Lawyers for Human Rights’ Security of Farm Workers Project in Upington for law graduates or paralegals to assist as interns. Our interns assist with various support activities including client interaction and communication, legal correspondence and submissions, as well as administrative support. The internship is for a minimum of three months, is not paid and is full-time, Monday to...
31 July 2018
The Board of Lawyers for Human Rights has appointed Mildred Khumalo and Michael Clements to the roles of Acting Co-Directors of the organization. Mildred is the current Finance Manager, and Michael is the current Environmental Rights Programme Manager.   The Acting Co-Directors will retain these positions while the Board works to identify and retain a permanent National Director, and an...
29 June 2018
  The Lawyers for Human Rights’ Refugee and Migrant Rights Program is looking for law graduates or paralegals to assist as interns in the Johannesburg law clinic in Braamfontein as well as our clinic in Pretoria. Our interns assist with various support activities including client interaction and communication, legal correspondence and submissions, as well as administrative support...
29 June 2018
    On a yearly basis, the Mail & Guardian publishes a list of 200 exceptional and notable South Africans under the age of 35 in its “200 Young South Africans” list. This year, we are proud as Lawyers for Human Rights (LHR) to have two of our colleagues, Carol Mohlala (Media and Communications Manager) and Liesl Muller (Attorney and Head of Statelessness Project)...
4 June 2018
LHR hosted a workshop on mine closures, their impacts on affected communities, and strategies for community responses. The workshop is organised and will be facilitated by Lawyers for Human Rights (“LHR”) and the International Federation for Human Rights (“FIDH”) for communities affected by recent mine closures or likely to be so affected by the recent announcements of...