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Lwazi Mtshiyo

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Candidate Attorney
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Lwazi became a candidate attorney at SERI in March 2015, after having worked as a research and advocacy officer at the organisation for a year. In 2010 Lwazi worked as a paralegal at SERI before completing his LLB degree at the University of the Western Cape (UWC).

Lwazi has extensive human rights work experience from working with communities on various socio-economic rights issues. Before joining SERI, Lwazi worked for the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC), the Black Sash and the South African History Archive (SAHA).

He has a general interest in current local and international political affairs that have an impact on human rights issues. He sees public interest litigation as one of the strongest weapons of ensuring that the rights of the most vulnerable are protected.