Land and Conflict Sensitive Journalism sumaries

Sub-Category : Police Reforms

Lobbying for New Police Chief Begins

Sunday Standard, Pg 21
Sunday, 06 Feb 2011

Lobbying is afoot for the position of Inspector General of the National Police Service. This is a new office created under the new constitution. Also there is the pending appointment of the Chairman of the Police Oversight Authori

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Police have to Fight Crime within the Law

The Star, Pg 19
Tuesday, 01 Feb 2011

Cyprian Nyamwamu, Njeri Kabeberi and Hassan Omar stand against extrajudicial killings as they are opposed to mob justice and tyranny. The police must and should at all times perform their duties within the laid down rules and not

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Rights Groups Call for Police Reforms

The Standard, Pg 13
Tuesday, 25 Jan 2011

Human rights organizations say police reforms are vital if accountability is to be enhanced with security enforcement organs in the country. They said lack of accountability in the force is to blame for the increasing cases of ext

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Police Reforms Urgent ?? Swedish Envoy

The Star, Pg 4
Tuesday, 25 Jan 2011

The Swedish ambassador Ann Dismorr has accused the police of extra-judicial killings targeting suspected criminals. She said this shows the need to adopt new ways of combating crime including retraining the officers on crime preve

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No Change Yet as Police Keep Image


Sunday, 19 Dec 2010

The police are yet to reform even after the new constitution and many other attempts to reform other sectors that the Waki commission stated need reforms. There have been many reports of torture and forced disappearance of peopl

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