Festival Year: 2023

Brigadier Siachitema

Roles: Panelist

Mr. Brigadier Siachitema is a lawyer with 15 years of experience promoting and advancing human rights, the rule of law and access to justice through strategic litigation, advocacy and capacity strengthening. He is a consultant for the Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC), where he leads the Social-Economic Rights Cluster. From 2015 to February 2020, he headed SALC’s Women’s Land and Property Rights Programme. Here, he played a significant role in increasing women’s secure access to land and property in Southern Africa. Mr Siachitema has also been leading SALC’s Business and Human Rights Programme, where he has used civil remedies to hold corporations accountable for violating human rights in Southern Africa. His cases involve communities displaced from their land to pave the way for large-scale land-based investment.


2023 Program(s):

The Grab

The Forum: Confronting Powerful Institutions


Festival Year: 2023