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Human Rights Networks Denounce NGO Harrasment By Government

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Coast Human Rights Network have denounced in the strongest term the ongoing NGO harassment of AFRICOG and Kenya Human Rights Commission.

”Accused persons should be accorded a chance to be heard as this s a requirement of the law.”

The had the following demands:

  • That the government guarantee the physical and psychological integrity of Human rights defenders at the KHRC and AFRCOG
  • The government should refrain from capricious legal actions against the two organizations
  • That the government complies with the provisions of International instruments which Kenya is signatory to.

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The NGO board has no jurisdiction over AFRICOG as they are registered as a company and not as an NGO.

The statement was signed by 23 civil society organizations from the coast region.

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Written by Merxcine Cush

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