Updates

Status Update on Developing Post-Election Human Rights Violations

14 Aug 2017

I. Introduction: The Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR) is deeply concerned by the turn of events immediately after the announcement of the presidential results yesterday by the Chairperson of the IEBC where violence erupted in some areas. We however, note that this was not widespread as many Kenyans continue to maintain peace and…

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Post-Election Security Advisory

14 Aug 2017

On the evening of Friday the 11th of August, the results to the 2017 Presidential election were announced. The Independent Electoral Boundaries Commission announced that the incumbent has been re-elected, beating his nearest opponent by roughly 1.4 million votes. President Uhuru Kenyatta’s closest opponent, Raila Odinga, claimed that the process was flawed. Additionally, his agents…

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Commonwealth Officially Accredits First LGBQ Organization

22 Jun 2017

The Commonwealth Equality Network (TCEN) welcomes the decision by the Commonwealth to approve the Network for accreditation as a Commonwealth organisation. As a result of this landmark decision, TCEN is now the first and only LGBTI-focused organisation to be officially accredited by the Commonwealth. Accreditation means that TCEN activists will benefit from increased access to, participation in…

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Chilling details of sodomy, torture at Maseno School

20 Apr 2017

Harrowing details of rampant cases of sexual molestation and bullying that led to the recent suspension of long-serving Maseno School Principal Paul Otula can be revealed today. A confidential report compiled by senior Teachers Service Commission (TSC) and Ministry of Education officials reveals that sexual molestation among students at the school had reached alarming levels,…

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