Human Rights Updates

May 16, 2018

Sengwer evictions from Embobut Forest flawed and illegal

15 May 2018, 00:01 UTC The Sengwer Indigenous people of Embobut Forest, Kenya are being forced from their homes and dispossessed of their ancestral lands by […]
May 9, 2018

Nairobi Authorities Must Provide Alternative Housing to the Forcibly Evicted City Carton Residents

Over 60 heavily armed police officers ambushed residents of the City Carton informal settlements near Wilson Airport on the morning of 09/05/18 and oversaw the demolition […]
May 9, 2018

MODEL LETTER TO THE KENYAN AUTHORITIES: FORCED EVICTIONS OF THE SENGWER COMMUNITY IN KENYA

To: Cabinet Secretary Keriako Tobiko Ministry of Environment and Forestry NHIF Building, 12th Floor, Ragati Road, Upperhill P.O BOX 30126-00100 Nairobi, Kenya   CC: Acting Chief Conservator of the Forests […]
April 25, 2018

KENNETH MATIBA WAS A BRAVE PATRIOT OF UNWAVERING CONVICTION

Last week’s refrain by Julius Malema that ‘Winnie did not die – but multiplied’ resonates well with the death of Kenneth Matiba, one of the fathers […]
April 15, 2018

From a violent past, comes a violence interrupter 

He is widely known as JJ. His real name is Kennedy JJ Chindi. JJ comes from Mathare, one of Kenya’s biggest informal urban settlements. He is a human rights worker and has been fighting for other people’s rights since 2004.   […]

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