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The international Criminal Court (ICC) remains one of the highly regarded justice instruments in the world. Despite the amount of time it consumes to dispense justice it has recently effectively concluded two major cases: that…
Transitional justice refers to the set of judicial and non-judicial measures that have been implemented by different countries in order to redress the legacies of massive human rights violations. These measures include criminal prosecutions, truth…
Saturday, 27 October 2012 08:56

ICC The Court of Last Resort

During his trial for the July 5, 1969 assassination of Cabinet Minister Tom Mboya, Nahashon Issac Njenga Njoroge asked why authorities were only interested in him and not the ‘Big Man’ behind the assassination plot.…
Saturday, 27 October 2012 08:41

Civic Education and the Politics of Liberation

‘Civic education’ presupposes two things: that it is related to the rights and responsibilities of citizens and that it is education. Essentially therefore civic education is meant to impart knowledge and skills for citizens to…
Saturday, 27 October 2012 08:21

On Hate Speech

A certain journalist said to me, ‘East African Breweries has a lot of brands but the one that defines them is Tusker.’ ‘Hate speech,’ he said, is NCIC’s Tusker. The National Cohesion and Integration Commission…
Saturday, 27 October 2012 07:48

Why Elections

ELECTIONS are scheduled for early next year and Kenyans are holding their breath. Will there be violence as in the 2007 elections? Will we become IDPs? Should we leave now? Should we employ more askaris?…
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