MEDIA ADVISORY: PETITION CHALLENGING FORCEFUL DETENTION FOR FAILURE TO MEET COSTS OF ISOLATION AND TREATMENT OF COVID-19 IN PUBLIC HEALTH FACILITIES

What: A Petition (High Court Petition E295 of 2020) challenging the forceful detention of patients for failure to pay for costs of testing and medical treatment of COVID 19 while in isolation in Kenyatta University Teaching,…
Joint Press Statement : Institute Immediate Measures To Guarantee Integrity, Transparency And Accountability In Covid-19 Response Efforts

Joint Press Statement : Institute Immediate Measures To Guarantee Integrity, Transparency And Accountability In Covid-19 Response Efforts

We, the undersigned, organisations and associations, are representatives of various civil society and non-governmental organisations, the private sector, professional bodies and trade unions in Kenya. We have noted with great concern, gaps in transparency and…
Chief Justice’s Dilemma: Article 261 and should Parliament be dissolved?

Chief Justice’s Dilemma: Article 261 and should Parliament be dissolved?

Where are we now over the rule that Parliament must have no more than two thirds of either gender? The National Assembly is 42 women short of the number needed to achieve no more than…
Katiba at 2010: KI, Social Justice Centers and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights Campaign

Katiba at 2010: KI, Social Justice Centers and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights Campaign

Ten (10) years ago, Kenyans voted overwhelmingly for the adoption of the 2010 Constitution which, it was hoped, heralded the beginning of a new era for democratic values, good governance, rule of law and social…
JILL COTTRELL GHAI: Is ‘one man one vote one shilling’ what the Constitution is about?

JILL COTTRELL GHAI: Is ‘one man one vote one shilling’ what the Constitution is about?

This is not about the depressingly 19th century and sexist language of those from former Central province who argue for their share of the national cake to reflect their share of the national population. That…