Kenyans for Peace with Truth and Justice (KPTJ)

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The 15th Session of the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute is going at The Hague, the seat of the International Criminal Court. A network of civil society organisations in Kenya delivered the following statement to the Assembly:

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KPTJ says the cases collapsed as a result of contamination of evidence through systematic victim/witness interference and an orchestrated political and diplomatic campaign by the Kenyan government at the behest of suspects of international crimes to intimidate and discredit the Court.

The Kenya civil society network KPTJ has written to the UK Serious Fraud Office providing context about the real cost of bribing election officials ahead of the sentencing of Smith and Ouzman and two of its directors who were recently convicted of bribing IIEC officials in the 'Chickengate' scandal.

Civil society’s response to Ambassador Macharia Kamau’s statement to the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on 30th October 2014 regarding the Report of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to the UNGA.

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Three Kenyan activists have been arrested and beaten by the Kenyan police after peacefully standing outside parliament. The three were among a handful of Kenyans hoping to grab the attention of Minister for Agriculture William Ruto and Finance Minister Uhuru Kenyatta to plead with them to act swiftly to prevent more deaths from starvation in the looming famine that is threatening 10 million Kenyans.

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cc. Following the unprecedented focus on sexual and gender-based violence by the Waki Commission, Kenyans for Peace, Truth and Justice (KPTJ) reviews the commission’s findings. While supportive of its recommendations, KPTJ emphasises that the commission’s report is lacking in its focus on individual experiences at the expense of investigating patterns of conflicts, violati...read more

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