Press Statements

June 16, 2022

FAILURE OF FACEBOOK TO MODERATE TERRORISM CONTENT IN EAST AFRICA

By Amnesty International Kenya and Haki Africa Nairobi 16th June, 2022 Amnesty International and HAKI Africa express deep concern with the recent Institute for Strategic Dialogue […]
June 7, 2022

Protect the Lives and Rights of LGBTIQ+ Persons in Kenya

Nairobi, 17th May 2022. The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, and Gender non-conforming (LGBTIQ+) community  in Kenya continues to face stigma, and human rights violations, including […]
June 7, 2022

KILLING OF FOUR PROTESTORS BY POLICE IN MASIMBA, KAJIADO COUNTY

02nd June, 2022 Amnesty international Kenya strongly condemns the Thursday, 2nd June 2022, killing of four people by the National Police Service officers in Masimba, Kajiado […]
June 7, 2022

AMNESTY KENYA ENDORSES CALL TO AUTHORITIES TO BAR ASPIRANTS WHO FAIL TO MEET THE INTEGRITY THRESHOLD

26TH MAY, 2022 Amnesty International Kenya endorses the National Integrity Alliance (NIA) call to the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to not clear aspirants of […]
June 7, 2022

Statement on the Close of Presidential Running Mate Nomination Deadline

17th May, 2022 With the deadline for gubernatorial and presidential candidates now officially closed, Amnesty International Kenya commends all candidates who have ensured gender parity by […]