Benedict Alex Ishabakaki
Advocate, Victory Attorneys & Consultants
Benedict Ishabakaki was named as one of the 50 young most influential persons in Tanzania in 2017. He was one of six nominees in the category of Law and Governance. Ishabakaki is an Alumnae to the USA International Visitors Leadership Programme (IVLP).
He has over 7 years of work experience with both National and International NGOs on human rights, freedom of expression, Media & ICT laws and Online Freedom.
Additionally, he provides consultancy on strategic engagement and advisory, project management, donor fund management and compliance, organizational assessment and development, strategic planning, law& policy analysis. These skills were acquired through his previous work with organisations such as the Legal and Human Rights Centre (LHRC), Tanzania Human Rights Defenders Coalition (THRDC) and Hivos International. He is now a leading litigant in Jamii Forums cases and other online freedom petitions before the high court of Tanzania