Land and Conflict Sensitive Journalism sumaries

Sub-Category : TJRC

State did Nothing to Avert Massacre, TJRC Told

The Standard, Pg 21
Thursday, 05 May 2011

The TJRC was told that the government did little to avert the 2005 Turbi massacre in which 72 people died. Those testifying before the commission said raiders came early morning and started firing haphazadly and setting houses on

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Team Barred from Probing Kiplagat

Daily Nation, Pg 8
Thursday, 28 Apr 2011

Justice Aggrey Muchelule has temporarily stopped a tribunal from looking into the past of Kiplagat and his credibility. The tribunal has ruled that it had powers to look into his past conduct. Kiplagat has argued that the tribunal

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Social Justice for the People of Northern Kenya is Still a Mirage

Daily Nation, Pg 13
Thursday, 28 Apr 2011

Billow Kerrow retorts that brutal security operations continue unabted in northern Kenya. While the TJRC is doing a good job collecting statements, it should pay more attention to the prevailing social injustice rather being being

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Harrowing Tales of 1982 Massacre

The Standard, Pg 25
Thursday, 28 Apr 2011

TJRC heard that security personnel killed 336 people and permanently disabled other in the 1982 Malkamari massacre. The officers also raped women and the operations were necessitated by inter-clan conflicts.

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Kiplagat to Know Today if He will Face Tribunal

The Star, Pg 4
Wednesday, 27 Apr 2011

The High Court will today rule on whether Kiplagat will face the tribunal investigating his integrity to head the TJRC or not. Kiplagat filed a challenge to the High Court as he said the tribunal had no power to probe him. The ver

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Truth Team in Isiolo for Public Hearings

The Star, Pg 8
Wednesday, 27 Apr 2011

TJRC will this week be in Upper Eastern for public hearings. Commission offials have already conducted civic education programmes to sensitize communities ahead of the exercise. The commission has recorded more than 29, 000 statem

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Key Witnesses Fail to Turn Up for Wagalla Massacre Hearings

Daily Nation, Pg 9
Thursday, 21 Apr 2011

Ten high profile personalities expected to testify at the Wagalla massacre hearings failed to turn up. The high profile personalities had raised expectations of the residents after their names were adversely mentioned with various

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I Can Identify Wagalla Killers, Claims Witness

The Standard, Pg 25
Wednesday, 20 Apr 2011

Bishar Ibrahim Ishmael, a witness of the Wagalla massacre has said he can identify the suspects and vehicles they used. He was a government official during the period and identified the security officials who were at the airstrip

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