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KNCHR reaction to reports of Harassment and illegal detention of IPOA Officer by OCPD Kayole

Below is a statement by the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR) following reports that an Independent Police Oversight Authority’s officer had been harassed and detained while issuing summons to Kayole OCPD:-     ‘Our attention has been drawn to the reported harassment and illegal arrest of officers of the Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) by the 

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Text and meaning of ministry’s directive on abortion drug: Ramifications on Women’s and girls’ right to health

In February 2014, the Director of Medical Services (DMS) in the Ministry of Health issued a memo prohibiting health workers from participating in trainings on safe abortions or the use of the drug Medabon, which has a combination of mifepristone and misoprostol for medical abortion purposes. The memo was titled “Training on Safe abortions and 

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