Monthly Archives: September 2018

Opportunity for Journalists to work with IMLU

ENGAGING MEDIA PRACTITIONERS IN ADDRESSING TORTURE, VIOLENCE AND DISCRIMINATION AND HUMAN RIGHTS IN KENYA About Us The Independent Medico-Legal Unit (IMLU) is a governance, health and human rights non-profit organization, whose vision is A Just World Free from Torture. Our work is underpinned by a holistic approach involving litigation, medical and psychosocial rehabilitation of survivors

Statement by UN Expert on the rights of Albinism Persons.

Preliminary findings of Country Visit to Kenya by the United Nations Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism 7 to 17 September 2018   Nairobi, 17 September 2018  At the invitation of the Government of Kenya, I conducted an official visit in the country from the 7th to 17th of

Nobel Peace Prize for Human Rights Defenders

Over 200 organisations from all over the world have signed on to this open letter endorsing the Nobel Peace Prize for the global community of Human Rights Defenders. The release of the open letter is accompanied by a public petition: Human Rights Defenders for the Nobel Peace Prize, which can be signed here.

Media Statement on Police Reforms from Civil Society Organisations

13 September 2018 Amnesty International, National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders and Independent Medico-Legal Unit and Mathare Social Justice Centre have provisionally welcomed the announcement of far reaching reforms to increase police accountability, discipline and effectiveness by harmonizing policing operations. Placing the Administrative, Regular Police Service units and other security agencies under one command structure

Sengwer women: We’ve lost our dignity, rights violated in evictions

An Overview of NCHRD-K’s Report on the Effects of Evictions to Women Human Rights Defenders and Women Rights Margaret Chesir was born in Embobut forest and for over 50 years has known no other home. She is a member of the indigenous Sengwer community, often evicted by the government in a bid to conserve the

Data Protection Guide

The Keys to Data Protection: A guide for policy engagement on data protection In this section, you can access the different parts of our guide for policy engagement on data protection “The Keys to Data Protection”. The guide is intended to help organisations and individuals improve their understanding of data protection, by providing a framework to

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