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Monthly Archives: January 2018

CSOs stand up against Sengwer community Evictions and Attacks on HRDs

The civil society comprised of human rights and conservation organizations once again call on the Kenyan government to end forced evictions in Embobut Forest and ensure that human rights are respected, protected and fulfilled. Yesterday the official government spokesperson Eric Kiraithe, publicly announced that the government will launch a probe into the shooting and killing

PRESS STATEMENT ON THE ENFORCED EVICTION OF THE SENGWER COMMUNITY

Collective Statement on Sengwer killing (1)

Call to respond to the threats to the Sengwer

What is happening? On Monday evening on the 25th of December 2017 our marginalized community, the Sengwer forest Indigenous Peoples of Embobut forest, received a Christmas present that no one should have to receive. Over 100 armed Kenya Forest Guards (KFS) were deployed to Tangul KFS camp in Embobut forest. They brought great fear to our community:

NEW YEAR MESSAGE

DEAR HRDs, and partners On behalf of the NCHRD-K team, receive our New Year greetings. For the last 10 years, NCHRD-K has been at the forefront advocating for the rights of human rights defenders in Kenya  to operate freely in a secure environment to advance human rights Our vision is just society without human rights violation.

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