YASH PAL GHAI: Please Kenyans, reject the false promise of BBI

YASH PAL GHAI: Please Kenyans, reject the false promise of BBI

[Jomo Kenyatta: We shall build a country where every citizen may develop his talents [not hers?] to the full, restricted only by the larger aim we have of building a fair society. There will be…
Defending Our Future: Overcoming the Challenges of Returning the Ogiek Home

Defending Our Future: Overcoming the Challenges of Returning the Ogiek Home

Katiba Institute officially launched “Defending Our Future: Overcoming the Challenges of Returning the Ogiek Home” -The Ogiek land rights case implementation report on 26 May 2020. On 26 May 2017, the African Court on Human…
Do we need a state of emergency and what does it mean?

Do we need a state of emergency and what does it mean?

Various people have suggested that the Kenyan government ought to declare a state of emergency (like Japan, New Zealand, Ethiopia, among others) to deal with the coronavirus. People with long memories, or politically engaged parents…
There are problems with the Referendum Bill

There are problems with the Referendum Bill

A Bill in this sense is a proposed law for decision in Parliament. Not the sort you get in a restaurant. You might perhaps think they have a good deal in common — since you…

COMMUNIQUE:#QUAROSIPANO / #QuarantineIsNotPunishmentCM & 8 Others v the Attorney General & Others

On 6th May 2020, nine Petitioners filed an urgent case against the government in the High Court, Nai-robi. The Petitioners seek to protect the human rights of people who are held in mandatory quarantine as…