Jeremiah Mutongi Bamu

Field of Study: Civic Engagement

Cohort: 2017

Country: Zimbabwe

Leadership Institute: Duquesne University

Jeremiah Mutongi Bamu is a practicing Attorney with Mbidzo, Muchadehama and Makoni, a leading human rights and labor law firm in Zimbabwe. He has over ten years' experience in human rights litigation and advocacy. He volunteers with community outreaches where he shares a basic understanding of human rights and constitutionalism to human rights defenders and community members. Jeremiah also participates in mobile legal clinics where he gives free legal advice to the communities in partnership with various human rights organizations. He is presently leading the research and work on election-related litigation ahead of the 2018 general elections in Zimbabwe. Upon his return from the Mandela Washington Fellowship, Jeremiah will continue with his work on election-related litigation and broaden his work on access to justice.