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Daughter died after medics’ strike. Wanted to petition but was arrested. Now waiting court verdict

Kelly Aduo lost his daughter in November 2020 because doctors in Taita Taveta withdrew care. County healthcare workers were striking over poor pay, lack of personal protective equipment, and non-remittance

Cargo trucking from Mombasa port to start November 11—court

The SGR cargo directives will stop being enforceable on November 10, 2021, a five-judge bench at Mombasa High Court ruled on September 30, 2021. The directives—issued by Transport CS James
Caleb Espino

‘We did not murder Espino’, cops say

Five police officers accused of murdering Caleb Espino, a Mombasa tout, have denied committing the crime. It has taken three years for the officers to be arraigned. Police officers Khalif
Caleb Espino

Court orders mental test for cops linked to tout’s in-custody murder

Five police officers, accused of murdering Mombasa tout Caleb Espino, will undergo a psychiatric test, a court has ordered. The officers are Khalif Abdulahi Sigat, James Muli Koti, Joseph Odhiambo

Muslim women and judicial authority: Kenya in comparative context

MUHURI commissioned Professor Alamin Mazrui of Rutgers University in the USA to prepare a research brief on the question of women kadhis in Kenya. Professor Mazrui’s statement reflects the position of MUHURI.

Is forced vaccination legal?

Kenya’s Head of Public Service, Joseph Kinyua, has threatened to punish public servants who will remain unvaccinated against Covid-19 come the August 23, 2021, deadline. Kinyua’s sanctions for non-compliance target

[VIDEO] They protested lack of clean and free water. Authorities gave them teargas

  Anti-riot police fired multiple teargas canisters to break up a peaceful protest urging clean and free water in Bangladesh, an informal settlement in Jomvu, Mombasa. The residents of Bangladesh
Caleb Espino

DPP to charge 5 cops with tout’s in-custody murder

The Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) will charge five police with the murder of a Mombasa tout, Caleb Espino. The officers are police constables Khalifa Abdullahi Sigat, James Muli, Joseph

It’s Marie Ramtu! MUHURI makes historic ED appointment

The Board of MUHURI is pleased to announce that it has appointed Marie Ramtu as the Executive Director (ED), effective August 1, 2021. Until most recently, she was the Coordinator

[VIDEO] ATPU abducts man, leaves 24 children, 3 wives in pain

At least 20 ATPU officers on July 18 abducted Abdallah Jaffer, a father of 24 children and a husband to three wives. The Anti-Terror Police Unit (ATPU) detectives alleged Jaffer,

[VIDEO] MUHURI sues police, seeks release of abducted driver

Updated August 17, 2021: Malindi High Court orders police to release Yasir Mahmoud’s car and set the respondents evidentiary hearing on September 17, 2021.   Malindi High Court on June

PLEAD-backed mediation center to reduce case backlog

In April, PLEAD set up the first-ever Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) centre in Lamu East. The centre, expected to be operational starting July, will shield litigants from the adversarial nature

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