1. Madam Chairperson, Honorable Commissioners, State Delegates, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen. Allow me to begin by applauding the Commission and in particular the Committee on the Prevention of Torture in Africa (CPTA) for the launch of General Comment No. 4 on the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights focusing

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Madam Chairperson,

 

KHRC welcomes the report by the Chairperson of the Working Group on Prisons, Conditions of Detention and Policing in Africa and would like to draw the Commission’s attention to the following;

Prison Conditions in Kenya have for a long time been characterized by overcrowding, congestion, poor

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Madam Chairperson,

While the Kenya Human Rights Commission welcomes the report by the Chairperson of the Working Group on the Death Penalty and Extra Judicial Executions in Africa, we would like to draw the Commission’s attention to the following;

Kenya has for a long time been considered to be a

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Madam Chairperson,

On Civic space, in the last year alone, various actions were taken by state offices to restrict the operations of Civil Society Organizations. While the Public Benefit Organization Act was passed in January 2013, the Act is yet to be commenced 4 years later. In October 2016,

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