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Passionate appeal from lawyer to other lawyers: Willie Kimani is you

Remember how during the recently concluded campaigns, social media was a beehive of activity, how literally one minute would not go by before something new was posted? Remember that fire that raged, Whatsapp groups were created and would be constantly buzzing with activity? How candidates would pile us with their images and promises? Remember when lunch 

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LSK Chairman’s statement on the disappearance of Lawyer WILLIE KIMANI

Willie Kimani – LSK Member No P105/8920/11, a young lawyer working as an investigator with the International Justice Mission went missing on 23-6-2016 together with his client Josephat Mwendwa and their taxi driver Joseph Muiruri. Their whereabouts remain unknown. Willie’s employer believes they may have been abducted after attending court in Mavoko for a case 

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Hate speech suspects should have been charged separately

On 14th June, 2016, the Kenya Police’s Department of Criminal investigation (DCI) in conjunction with  the Office of the DPP formally charged 8 legislators (3 pro-government and 4 opposition) for “hate speech” following increased utterances they made amid tension that has been afflicting Kenya over the past month or so and after weeks of deadly 

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LAND REFORMS UNDER SIEGE: Hot-button issues ignored

Throughout Kenya’s history, land has been an emotive issue, blamed for most of the deadly conflicts between clans, races, ethnic groups, multi-nationals, and  land buying companies. The violence witnessed in the aftermath of the 2007-2008 General Election was the wake-up call that amalgamated Kenya’s collective conscience that something needs to be done urgently to reform 

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KFCB overstepping its mandate

On April 19, 2016, Justice Mumbi Ngugi declared Section 29 of the Kenya Information and Communication Act (KICA) unconstitutional in a petition filed by Geoffrey Andare, an online user, and Article 19, an NGO that champions freedom of expression. She declared that the provision creating the offense of “misuse of a licensed telecommunications system” was 

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