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Submission to UN Human Rights Commission Review of Kenya

Introduction Kenyan security forces were responsible for various abuses, including excessive use of force especially during elections, and enforced disappearances and extrajudicial killings of people with alleged links to Somali based Islamist militant group Al-Shabab or of alleged criminal suspects. Although Kenya created several accountability institutions following the adoption of a new constitution in 2010, these institutions have not been effective. The authorities have either enacted legislation to erode the independence of these accountability institutions or starved them of the necessary…

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