Land and Conflict Sensitive Journalism sumaries

Sub-Category : TJRC

GG Kariuki Denies Role in Garissa Massacre

The Star, Pg 6
Wednesday, 18 May 2011

Former state minister GG Kariuki has denied knowledge of a security operation in Garissa in which residents were killed, maimed, raped and their property destroyed. Kariuki was the then Internal Security minister when the operatio

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3 Ex-Administrators to Testify in Wagalla Massacre Hearings

Weekend Star, Pg 4
Saturday, 14 May 2011

Three former government officers have confirmed they will attend the TJRC hearings in Nairobi. They are Amb. Bethwel Kiplagat, politician G.G Kariuki and former PC Joseph Kaguthi. There hearing date is scheduled for May 17th, 2011

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Tears as Shifta War Survivors Narrate Ordeal to Truth Team

The People, Pg 16
Saturday, 14 May 2011

TJRC commissioners were moved to tears when survivors of the shifta war narrated their ordeal in the hands of security forces. A visit by the commissioners at mass graves and concentration camps in Garbatulla rekindled bitter memo

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Isiolo Border Dispute a Time Bomb, TJRC Told

The Star, Pg 8
Wednesday, 11 May 2011

Isiolo residents have accused past government in the past of interferring and systematically manipulating boundaries in favour of neighboring larger Meru region. They accused former lands minister Joshua Angaine of dishing out lan

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TJRC Told 2700 People Died during Shifta War

The Standard, Pg 9
Tuesday, 10 May 2011

The TJRC was told that over 2700 people died in Daaba concentration camp in Isiolo between 1965 and 1967 during the shifta war. Dr. Hussein Adan Golicha told the commission the commission that people and animals were placed in thr

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State Ordered Operation to Stop Cleansing, Says Wagalla Witness

Sunday Standard, Pg 30 & 31
Sunday, 08 May 2011

The government ordered the Wagalla massacre to stop ethnic cleasning among feuding clans in Wajir. Murders among the communities led to the move although it led to more harm than good. Peace committees had failed to resolve the is

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Tears as Locals Recall Wagalla Massacre

The People, Pg 12
Friday, 06 May 2011

Tears flowed as survivors and relatives of the Wagalla massacre recounted the ordeal to the TJRC in Wajir. They narrated how they suffered at the hands of brutal state agents and appealed for retribution in the form of compesnatio

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Notification of Summons to Attend

Daily Nation, Pg 25
Thursday, 05 May 2011

The TJRC has published summonses to appear of members of the public who have been mentioned in statements taken by the commisison. They want them to answer questions related to a security operation that took place in Wajir at Waga

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