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.

The administration of justice is riddled with political influence and inadequate funding, and lawyers are frequently denied access to clients. The continuing economic crisis and political instability has further undermined the judiciary and led to a deteriorating human rights situation. These factors contribute to a climate of impunity.

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