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7 October 2019
As members of the global community of civil society actors engaged daily in action to protect everyone’s right to a nationality, we applaud UNHCR for its ongoing efforts to combat statelessness through the #Ibelong campaign. We also commend States that have taken meaningful steps to combat statelessness: from Venezuelan children granted nationality in Columbia; legal reforms to uphold women...
4 October 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 administrators an exciting and challenging work environment covering a wide range of social justice issues. We are committed to transformation of the sector. We are inviting applications for the position of...
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 Strategic Litigation Programme based in the Johannesburg Law Clinic. The Strategic Litigation Programme assist clients with impact litigation that reflects a broad public interest...
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...