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Kenya: Ban on protests must be lifted

16 Oct 2017

ARTICLE 19 condemns the 12 October 2017 announcement…

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Kenya: Police brutally assault University students

03 Oct 2017

ARTICLE 19 condemns the brutal assault by police against…

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Kenya: Protect right to free expression in wake of contested elections

15 Aug 2017

On 8 August, Kenyans went to the polls to decide their…

Update

Kenya: New Draft Guidelines on dissemination via Electronic Communications Networks should be scrapped

28 Jul 2017

On 4 July 2017, ARTICLE 19 responded to the consultation…

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Kenya: Threats to Media Ahead of August Polls

30 May 2017

(Nairobi, May 30, 2017) – Authorities in Kenya have…

Press release

Kenya: Journalist assaulted and injured by police officers

27 Mar 2017

ARTICLE 19 is dismayed by the brutal assault of Isaiah…

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Kenya: Court strikes down criminal defamation laws

06 Feb 2017

ARTICLE 19 welcomes the decision today by Kenya’s…

Legal analysis

Kenya: Cyber Security and Protection Bill

18 Nov 2016

In September 2016, ARTICLE 19 reviewed the draft Cyber…

Legal analysis

Kenya: Computer and Cybercrimes Bill

18 Nov 2016

In September 2016, ARTICLE 19 reviewed the draft Computer…

Update

Bulletin: Freedom of Expression in Eastern Africa

31 Oct 2016

This quarterly bulletin provides a snapshot of the…

Press release

Kenya: Public Benefit Organizations Act operationalised

16 Sep 2016

ARTICLE 19 welcomes the operationalisation of the Public…

Press release

Kenya: New dawn for transparency as Access to Information law is passed

01 Sep 2016

ARTICLE 19 welcomes the assent into law of the Access…

Press release

Kenya: Politicians must be held to account for intimidation and harassment of journalists

24 Aug 2016

ARTICLE 19 strongly condemns the increasing attacks…

Press release

Kenya: Parliament passes Access to Information law

19 Aug 2016

ARTICLE 19 welcomes the recent passage of the Access…

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Newsletter: Freedom of Expression in Eastern Africa

10 Aug 2016

JUNE/JULY 2016This monthly bulletin provides a snapshot…

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Newsletter: Freedom of Expression in Eastern Africa

09 Jun 2016

MAY 2016This monthly bulletin provides a snapshot of…

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Kenya: Protester killings must lead to end of police violence

24 May 2016

ARTICLE 19 strongly condemns the killing of three protestors…

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Kenya: Teargas, brutality and the killing of a protester at electoral reform demonstration

17 May 2016

ARTICLE 19 strongly condemns yesterday’s killing…

Country report

Kenya: Women Journalists' Digital Security

01 May 2016

The Internet continues to be an enabling space and…

Country report

Kenya: Academic Curricula and Trainings in Journalism and Safety

01 May 2016

Various national and international human rights organizations…

Legal analysis

Kenya: Information Communications (Cybersecurity) and (Electronic Transactions) Draft Regulations

21 Apr 2016

In this analysis, ARTICLE 19 reviews the draft Information…

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Kenya: Win for freedom of expression as repressive law declared unconstitutional

19 Apr 2016

ARTICLE 19 welcomes the news that Kenya’s law…

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Legal Analysis: Kenya Programming Code

15 Apr 2016

Executive summary: In April 2016, ARTICLE 19 analysed…

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Country Report: Protest in Kenya 2015

12 Apr 2016

see the full infographic here  Introduction:…

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Newsletter: Freedom of Expression in Eastern Africa

06 Apr 2016

MARCH 2016This monthly bulletin provides a snapshot…

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Kenya: Proposed Amendments to Parliament Standing orders must be dropped

30 Mar 2016

ARTICLE 19 is concerned by suggested amendments to…

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Newsletter: Freedom of Expression in Eastern Africa

07 Mar 2016

February 2016This monthly bulletin provides a snapshot…

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Newsletter: Freedom of Expression in Eastern Africa

04 Feb 2016

January 2016This monthly bulletin provides a snapshot…

Press release

Kenya: Intimidation and harassment of bloggers reaches new high

21 Jan 2016

ARTICLE 19 is deeply alarmed by recent escalation of…

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Newsletter: Freedom of Expression in East Africa

08 Dec 2015

November 2015This monthly bulletin provides a snapshot…

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Kenya: Reporter John Ngarichu released, but concerns remain over arrest

11 Nov 2015

ARTICLE 19 is deeply concerned over the recent detention…

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Newsletter: Freedom of Expression in East Africa

04 Nov 2015

October 2015This monthly bulletin provides a snapshot…

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Country Report: Silenced and Intimidated - Attacks on Freedom of Expression in Kenya

02 Nov 2015

Today, on International Day to End Impunity for…

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Kenya: Impunity reigns as communicators are silenced and intimidated

02 Nov 2015

Attacks on journalists in Kenya have increased substantially…

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UN HRC: Open Letter to candidates to the Human Rights Council

27 Oct 2015

New York, 26 October 2015To: Member States candidates…

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Kenya: Unconstitutional attempt to gag media by Parliament

16 Oct 2015

ARTICLE 19 is concerned by the total disregard for…

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Kenya: Concern over Appointment of Directors of State Corporations

14 Oct 2015

Following the recent appointment of 350 directors of…

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Newsletter: Freedom of Expression in East Africa

12 Oct 2015

September 2015This monthly bulletin provides a snapshot…

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Kenya: Information and Communications (Broadcasting) Regulations and Programming Code

30 Jun 2015

In May 2015, ARTICLE 19 analysed the Kenya Information…

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Africa: African Peer Review Mechanism in dire need of Review

17 Jun 2015

ARTICLE 19 welcomes the recent election of Kenya’s…

Press release

Kenya: Contempt of Court proceedings abused

12 Jun 2015

ARTICLE 19 East Africa is concerned by the recent arrest…

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Kenya: Legal reforms need to go further

21 May 2015

ARTICLE 19 welcomes the establishment of an 11 member…

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Kenya: Concern over harassment of civil society organisations

06 May 2015

ARTICLE 19 is gravely concerned at the harassment and…

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Kenya: Authorities must investigate and prosecute journalist’s murder

05 May 2015

ARTICLE 19 calls for urgent and swift investigations…

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Kenya: Statement on the attack on journalists in Tana River County

24 Apr 2015

ARTICLE 19 is gravely concerned at reports that two…

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Kenya: High Court ruling on security amendment act a victory for free speech

26 Feb 2015

ARTICLE 19 welcomes the decision by the High Court…

Update

Kenya: Film regulator bans screening of Fifty Shades of Grey

13 Feb 2015

The recent ban of the film, Fifty Shades of Grey, by…

Update

Newsletter: Freedom of Expression in Eastern Africa

06 Feb 2015

This monthly newsletter provides a snapshot of the…