As many readers are aware, our law firm acts on behalf of the opposition politician Bobi Wine, whose pro-democracy movement has suffered greatly at the hands of dictator Yoweri Museveni.
The following press release was circulated to news media today. Multilateral body accepts application from the former MP, highlights concerns over alleged abuses and proposes that an IPU Committee delegation accompany him upon return to Tanzania LONDON, 10 February 2020 – An application brought by Tundu Lissu, a Tanzanian opposition leader who narrowly survived a […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]