South Sudan Must Deliver Full Justice in the Murder of Dr. Ding Col Dau Ding, says Robert Amsterdam

WASHINGTON DC, 18 November 2019 – For several years now the Government of South Sudan has abjectly failed in its duty under both local and international law to deliver justice in the case of the murder the British-born dual citizen Dr. Ding Col Dau Ding, says international lawyer Robert Amsterdam. Amsterdam, whose law firm Amsterdam […]

Amsterdam & Partners LLP Retained by South Sudan Opposition Alliance

The following press release was distributed to media today: The Real Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (R-SPLM), the National Salvation Front (NAS) and the South Sudan United Front (SSUF) opposition movements in South Sudan have retained the international law firm of Amsterdam & Partners LLP following their refusal to be recognised by the Inter-Governmental Authority for […]

Tanzanian Opposition Leader Tundu Lissu Enlists International Law Firm Amsterdam & Partners LLP

The following press release was distributed to media today: WASHINGTON, DC 27 September 2019 – Tundu Lissu, the Tanzanian opposition figure, Member of Parliament, and chief whip for the CHADEMA party, has retained the international law firm of Amsterdam & Partners LLP to defend his constitutional and internationally guaranteed rights as he prepares to return […]

Uganda’s Campaign of Persecution against Bobi Wine Will Have Consequences, says Lawyer Robert Amsterdam

The Government of Uganda risks damaging the country’s foreign relations and international trade profile following the second unlawful imprisonment of the well-known opposition Member of Parliament.

Open Letter to President Trump on Uganda

International lawyer Robert Amsterdam today has delivered the following open letter to US President Donald Trump regarding the concerning situation in Uganda. Amsterdam writes: “It is time for the United States to reconsider its relationship with Uganda. US military support has helped President Museveni to suppress the rule of law and has contributed to the […]

Lawyers for Bobi Wine Denounce Unlawful Manhunt and Armed Harassment by Ugandan Police in Jinja

The following press release was distributed to media today. LONDON, 15 December 2018 – Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, a Ugandan member of parliament best known as “Bobi Wine,” has been forced to seek refuge from an unlawful midnight raid by police which has seen many of his supporters and colleagues swept up and detained while others […]

Departures Podcast: Helen Epstein on the ‘Bobi Wine Effect’ in Uganda

We’re very pleased to release this latest episode of the Departures podcast, in which we are honored to have such a special guest to talk about recent urgent events in Uganda. As many of you may be aware, Robert Amsterdam acts as international counsel to the Ugandan opposition Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi, best known […]

Update: George Washington University Panel Event with Bobi Wine Cancelled

The event originally planned with Bobi Wine, Bobi Wine will be appearing on a panel along with Robert Amsterdam (Amsterdam & Partners LLP) and Maria Burnett (Human Rights Watch) at George Washington University on Monday has been cancelled. Tonight’s event with Bobi Wine at @IAfS_GWU unfortunately cancelled. We all wish @HEBobiwine safe travels home…the world […]

Press Conference with Bobi Wine

On Thursday, September 7, Robert Amsterdam held a press conference at the National Press Club in Washington DC with Ugandan Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi (Bobi Wine), who had recently suffered a politically motivated arrest and torture by the Uganda authorities. Amsterdam and Kyagulanyi discussed the recent incident in Arua, the human rights situation in […]

Amsterdam & Partners LLP Denounces Violation of Bobi Wine’s Right to Counsel

The following press release was distributed to media on 23 August 2018. Amsterdam & Partners LLP Denounces Violation of Bobi Wine’s Right to Counsel Government of Uganda is engaged in a cover up of alleged torture and continuing illegal detention of lawmaker, says Robert Amsterdam LONDON, 23 August 2018 – Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, a Ugandan […]