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                                                                                       Date 12/03/2017

We, the undersigned members of the Police Reforms Working Group Kenya and the Baringo Human Rights Consortium call upon the Government of Kenya to urgently address the various incidents of insecurity in the North Rift, specifically within the Counties of Baringo, Elgeyo Marakwet and Laikipia.

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The Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC) is a premier Non-Governmental human rights organizations with a mandate of entrenching human rights centred governance values at all levels.  We work and partner with many communities and stakeholders-both state and non-state actors in addressing emerging and historical injustices in the society.



The Kenya Human Rights Commission is appalled by the flagrant disregard for the Constitution of Kenya (2010) by the Communications Authority which directed that telecommunication companies allow it to plant gadgets on all networks in the country that have the ability to listen, read and track down activities of the tens of millions of Kenyans who have access to mobile devices. 

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