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Citizen TV’s Willis Raburu Reveals Witness 536 as Grace Nyakeru Githutha

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In a rather surprisingly stupid move, a journalist with Citizen TV, Willis Raburu, went on Twitter and revealed the ID of the witness 536 who was testifying against some high profile Kenyans charged at the International Criminal Court. Willis Raburu revealed that witness 536 is Grace Nyakeru Githutha.

Witness 536

Though he later deleted the tweet and pretended to be tweeting only inspirational quotes, his action revealed the almost immature nature of most Kenyan journalist. They’d rather please powers that be and hope for handouts while completely putting aside the principles which guide journalists.

Revealing the ID of witnesses exposes the witnesses to great danger since those who they testify against are powerful (one is Deputy President) and have almost fanatical support in their ethnic support bases.

Written by Robert

Robert Alai is a respected Kenyan blogger, technical evangelist, and social justice activist. Robert is known for his hard-hitting articles and opinions disseminated through his Twitter handle or Facebook page. he is the founder of KahawaTungu.

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  1. That was cheap and unprofessional.if the ICC did all to protect the witness,why then put her life in danger and yet she is testifying against prominent people.shame,shame shame on you

  2. if you allege that willis raburu posted the tweet at 7pm, how come came up with this revelation b4 his tweet.. or you are a mind reader?

  3. Ths z xo bad, n heartless, its puting ths ladies lyf in danger bt lets hpe as kenyans tht both her family n her shall b coverd by tha witnes protectn board…shallom

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