Kenya

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Caselaw

Este caso del Tribunal Supremo fue iniciado con el apoyo de Hakijamii, una organización de derechos humanos con sede en Nairobi que es miembro de la Red-DESC desde 2005. El caso surgió de un pedido de más de mil personas desalojadas de sus hogares ubicados en seis comunidades conocidas comúnmente como Medina, municipalidad de Garissa.

This High Court case was brought with the support of Hakijamii, a human rights organization based in Nairobi that has been a member of ESCR-Net since 2005; and stemmed from the request of more than 1,000 individuals, evicted from their homes located in six communities commonly known as the Medina Location of Garissa municipality.

En la década de 1970, el gobierno de Kenia desalojó a cientos de familias Endorois de sus tierras cercanas al Lago Bogoria en el Valle del Rift para crear una reserva de animales de caza para el turismo. Al pueblo indígena Endorois se le había prometido compensación y beneficios que nunca se concretaron en su totalidad, y el acceso de la comunidad a la tierra quedó limitado a la discreción de la Autoridad de la Reserva de Caza.

In the 1970s, the Kenyan government evicted hundreds of Endorois families from their land around the Lake Bogoria area in the Rift Valley to create a game reserve for tourism.  The Endorois, an indigenous people, had been promised compensation and benefits, but these were never fully implemented, and the community's access to the land was restricted to the discretion of the Game Reserve Authority. This prevented the community from practicing their pastoralist way of life, using ceremonial and religious sites, and accessing traditional medicines.