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On August 10-12, 2016, the Endorois Welfare Council (EWC), with the support of ESCR-Net, organized its first women’s workshop, bringing to Nakuru (Kenya) 25 women from the 16 locations where the Endorois live today.

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Multiple organizational members of ESCR-Net have mobilized to express outrage, and to demand accountability, following the murder of Kenyan human rights lawer, Willie Kimani, his client, Josphat Mwenda, and...

The extrajudicial killing of the two persons has sparked a rethinking of the UK’s assistance program for security authorities in Kenya.

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Nairobi, July 5, 2016 To: Honorable Uhuru Kenyatta, President of Kenya Re: Investigation into and accountability for the abduction and killing of Willie Kimani, Josephat Mwenda and Joseph Muiruri We, the undersigned, write to express grave concern regarding the recent abduction and killing of human...

In 2010, Daniel Ng’etich and Patrick Kipng’etich Kirui were arrested by the Public Health Officer, Nandi Central District Tuberculosis Defaulter Tracing Coordinator, who applied to a Magistrate for their imprisonment, alleging that they had failed to take prescribed TB medication. Pursuant to Section 27 of the Public Health Act, the Magistrate ordered that the men be confined for eight months or a satisfactory period for treatment. They remained in prison for 46 days.

The International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR-Net) sent a letter today to the President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, to request the...

The International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR-Net) sent a letter today to the President of Kenya, Uhuru...