Hawa Sibally, lawyer, the Gambia

Hawa Sibally, lawyer, the Gambia

Legal Training Case Study: Hawa Kuru Sisay-Sabally Hawa is a prominent Gambian lawyer, who has many years of experience in human rights work. She has acted as legal counsel for the Gambia Press Union (GPU) for several years and follows her interest in protecting all...
Mercy Mutemi, lawyer, Kenya

Mercy Mutemi, lawyer, Kenya

“The training workshop was an inspiration which built on and expanded my knowledge on topics regarding freedom of expression and its relation to the internet.”  Mercy Mutemi is a Kenyan lawyer who came to a  litigation workshop run by BAKE, the Bloggers Association of...
Olumide Babalola, lawyer, Nigeria

Olumide Babalola, lawyer, Nigeria

Building Nigeria’s legal digital rights community Olumide Babalola is a Nigerian lawyer with ten years’ post call experience. He works in private practice and takes cases across a range of issues including digital rights, consumer rights and freedom of...
Tsema Okoye , Lawyer, Nigeria

Tsema Okoye , Lawyer, Nigeria

Training case study: Tsema Okoye These trainings make a significant impact on your career as a lawyer. I went in with a need to learn how I can expand my knowledge base, I left with a need to do more … I’m excited about what the future has for my work on rights...
Mugambi Laibuta, Lawyer, Kenya

Mugambi Laibuta, Lawyer, Kenya

Mugambi is a lawyer working with bloggers who are often arrested based on what he refers to as ‘flimsy reasons’ intended to harass them into silence. Mugambi felt the MLDI training, which he attended in August 2016, would support him in this area of his work – and he...