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PRESS STATEMENT ON UNWARRANTED TARGETING OF HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS WORKING WITH THE OGIEK COMMUNITY

20 June 2019 Nairobi Kenya The National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders – Kenya (NCHRD-K) strongly condemn the recent threats to human rights defenders from the Ogiek People’s Development Program (OPDP) in Nakuru County. There has been death threats against Mr. Kobei, the Ogiek People’s Development Programme Director, two other colleagues from the community leaders and

PRESS RELEASE ON THE ARREST OF HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS HOLDING A PEACEFUL SOLIDARITY MARCH WITH THE PEOPLE OF SUDAN

19th June 2019 Nairobi, Kenya The National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders – Kenya (NCHRD-K) strongly condemns the arrest of two Human Rights Defenders (HRDs), Davis Malombe and Julius Kamau, who were taking part in a peaceful demonstration, (#IAmTheSudanRevolution) in solidarity with the people of Sudan, calling an end to the mass atrocities being committed

COASTAL KENYA HRDs EXCHANGE PROGRAM

Nchrd Kenya, in partnership with MUHURI and Civil Society Reference Group Kenya CSRG K are conducting a one week mentorship and exchange program for the coast Human Rights Defenders Networks in Lamu, Tana River, Kilifi, Taita Taveta, Kwale and Mombasa counties. The mentorship is also being done to community members that are represented in the areas

Human Rights Defenders Awards 2019: Call for Nominations

INTRODUCTION Civic space in Kenya continues to be under pressure as a range of actions are being directed against the work of Human Rights Defenders (HRD) and Civil Society organizations in Kenya. Physical attacks, criminal and administrative actions, legislative restrictions, negative rhetoric and limitation of human rights have undermined the Constitutional and international protections available

Research Report: Supporting Assembly Rights in Africa

Although democratic and governance structures in Southern and East Africa unquestionably have transformed since the advent of multi-party democracy, true political inclusion remains an aspiration and not an achievement. This is evident from the increasing suppression by the State of civil and political rights such as the right to freedom of assembly and related rights

VIOLENCE METED ON SECURITY OFFICERS IN THARAKA NITHI INEXCUSABLE

PRESS STATEMENT 2nd May 2019 The Police Reforms Working Group-Kenya would like to strongly condemn the gruesome murders of Kamaindi Location Chief Japheph Mayau Mukengu and the Chuka Officer in Charge of Police tation Mr Joshua Kinyua.According to media reports, Chief Mayau was hacked to death by angry locals from Kamaindi who allegedly accused him

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