Human Rights Updates

November 16, 2016

Press Release: Government officials coercing refugees back to war-torn Somalia

Just two weeks before the deadline given to close the Dadaab refugee camp, Kenyan government officials are deliberately coercing refugees to return to Somalia, where they […]
October 12, 2016

CAMPAIGNS: WORLD HABITAT DAY – 3RD OCTOBER 2016

Amnesty International Kenya (AIK) in collaboration with the Mombasa-based Rapid Response Team (RRT) commemorated the World Habitat Day with an Human Rights Debate and People’s court both held […]
August 31, 2016

PRESS RELEASE: Set up judicial inquiry into hundreds of enforced disappearances and killings

PRESS RELEASE 30 August 2016 Kenya: Set up judicial inquiry into hundreds of enforced disappearances and killings The Kenyan government must set up a judicial commission […]
August 12, 2016

PRESS RELEASE: Watershed ruling on lawyer’s disappearance and execution by police

Responding to today’s High Court ruling that Kenyan human rights lawyer Willie Kimani and two otherswere subject to enforced disappearance and later executed by police, Victor Odero, […]
May 30, 2016

RESEARCH: Refugees Welcome Index shows government refugee policies out of touch with public opinion

China, Germany, UK top index measuring public acceptance of refugees; Russia bottom Globally, 1 in 10 would let refugees stay in their home, 3 in 10 […]

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