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Concluding Observations, CCPR/CO/83/KEN, 24 March 2005: Kenya

27. The Committee notes with concern that Section 162 of the Penal Code continues to criminalize homosexuality (Articles 17 and 26 of the Covenant). The State party is urged to repeal Section 162 of the Penal Code. Link to full text of the report: Concluding Observations-CCPR-Kenya-2005-eng

Kenya: Controversial Anti-Terror Law to Be Republished

The Kenyan Government has announced that it will revise and republish a controversial anti-terror law. The draft Suppression of Terrorism Bill, originally introduced before the National Assembly in 2003 and said to be based on a model law disseminated by the Commonwealth Secretariat, was formally withdrawn in February 2004 following widespread criticism within Kenya. Human […]

Attacks on Justice 2002: Kenya

A Constitutional Review process has been under way and a significant portion of civil society has now been allowed to participate. The Government has attempted to intimidate the opposition media with arrests and prosecutions. (more…)

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