Archive for the ‘Kenya’ Category
(Nairobi) – The Kenyan government should reaffirm its commitment to cooperate with the International Criminal Court (ICC) in cases stemming from the 2007-2008 post-election violence, while establishing a local judicial mechanism to investigate and prosecute other suspects, Kenyans for Peace with Truth and Justice (KPTJ) and Human Rights Watch said today.
(Nairobi) – Four years after the 2007-2008 post-election violence, the Kenyan police and judicial system have failed to adequately investigate and prosecute crimes and to ensure justice for victims, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.
(Nairobi) – The Kenyan police and military should stop using illegal mass-round-ups and beatings as a substitute for proper police investigative work, Human Rights Watch said today. Attacks by suspected al-Shabaab sympathizers on the military and civilians inside Kenya do not justify violating the rights of civilians.
By Francis Makanda Sakwa, Amnesty International Kenya ‘Gender Defender’ and resident of Mathare slum, Nairobi
I live in an informal settlement. I work, pay taxes, and use the money I earn to raise my children and support my family. Mine is a voice that isn’t often printed in my country’s newspapers, or heard by my Government. [...]
(Nairobi) – The Kenyan Parliament’s vote to make cancer treatment free of charge will save lives and promote the right to health, Human Rights Watch said today. The Kenyan government should move quickly to turn the decision into reality, and donors should help fund the effort, Human Rights Watch said.
November 14-17, 2011, Nairobi, Kenya
Alliance Française de Nairobi, Monrovia/Loita Street
Films co-sponsored by: International Centre for Transitional Justice (ICTJ), Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC), Media Focus on Africa, and Muslim Human Rights Forum