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Monthly Archives: February 2018

SOLIDARITY STATEMENT

“Closing Space for Civil Society and Media in East Africa: Forging a Collaborative Response” 23 February 2018 (Nairobi, Kenya) We, more than 60 civil society organisation and media representatives from Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda working on human rights, democratic development, transparency, digital media, women and youth empowerment, legal aid, litigation and other issues of public interest

NCHRD-K WELCOMES THE RELEASE OF HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDER ALOYS HABIMANA FROM CUSTODY

20 Feb. 18 Nairobi, Kenya: The National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders-Kenya welcomes the news that human rights defender Aloys Habimana was released from the custody of the Service National de Renseignements (SNR – National Intelligence Services) in Burundi on Monday 19 February 2018. Aloys was arrested on Saturday,17th February 2018 near the border of Burundi

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: Protective Fellowship Scheme for HRDs at Risk

The Centre for Applied Human Rights at the University of York is opening a new Call for Nominations for the Protective Fellowship Scheme for Human Rights Defenders at Risk. The Centre is planning to host up to eight defenders who are expected to stay in York for 3-6 months. New Fellows are expected to start in York in mid-September 2018 or in special

HRD AWARD 2017 VIDEO

Watch the HRD awards 2017 video Here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sjX-BQ_fDHY&t=1881s

Forensic doctor solves puzzling sexual crimes

See an Interview for DR Kizzie Shako by the People Daily here: http://www.mediamaxnetwork.co.ke/people-daily/408672/forensic-doctor-solves-puzzling-sexual-crimes/

STATE OF SURVEILLANCE IN KENYA, January 2018

January 2018 Table of contents Introduction Right to Privacy Communication Surveillance Data Protection Identification Schemes Policies and Sectoral Initiatives Introduction Acknowledgement The State of Privacy in Kenya is the result of an ongoing collaboration by Privacy International and the National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders – Kenya. Key Privacy Facts 1. Constitutional privacy protections: Article 31

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