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Monthly Archives: December 2013

National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders – Kenya (NCHRD-K) Release on the National Assembly decision to withdraw the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendment) Bill 2013

The National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders – Kenya (NCHRD-K) applauds the withdrawal from the floor of the National Assembly of the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendment) Bill 2013, which included amendments to the Public Benefits Organisation Act (PBO Act). The decision was adopted yesterday, Wednesday 4th December 2013, by the Majority Leader Hon Aden Duale,

Press Release on the NGOs and Media Bills in Kenya

The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (Commission) is closely monitoring the ongoing legislative reforms in Kenya, in particular the NGO and media bills. The Commission commends the Government of Kenya for drafting an NGO bill that was tabled before Parliament on 30 October 2013 and a media bill that was recently adopted by

Lobbying Of Members Of Parliament On The Proposed Amendments To The Public Benefits Organisation Act 2013

The National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders – Kenya in partnership with Human Rights Agenda and ACT! lobbied the Members of the Parliamentary Committee on Health and Social Services to discuss the implications of the proposed amendments to the Public Benefits Organisation Act 2013 contained in the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendment) Bill 2013. The meeting

Civil Society Closed Letter to the ACHPR and UN Human Rights Mechanisms

Re    :   Joint   action  urgently  needed   to  prevent   the  Statute  Law   (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill, 2013 from being enacted Honorable Commissioners and Special Rapporteurs, The undersigned  organizations  are respectfully  submitting  to your kind attention  this  closed letter  calling upon your urgent and concerted action  aimed  at preventing  Kenyan  authorities from enacting  the Statute Law  (Miscellaneous Amendments)

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