By definition, human rights work entails working at the intersection of power and powerlessness. But in our country, it often feels as though we work at the crossroads of sanity and insanity. That is because
Kenya is buffeted by a long and torturous transition from dictatorship to democracy, from opacity to transparency, and from ethnic myopia to the nation. These are daunting challenges especially in view of a ravenous political class that lacks a moral compass, or worse, common human decency.
But the KHRC does not exist in a vacuum. It must deal with these realities for that is why indeed it was founded. So we welcome you to our Annual and Financial Report for the 2011-12 Operational Year.