Other panelists at the launch included; Commissioner Jedidah Wakonyo from the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights, Dr.Willy Mutunga former chief justice of Kenya and Kwame Owino the Chief Executive Officer, Institute of Economic Affairs and John Tuta, Head of legal at The Attorney Genral's Office.
KHRC was among the commissions that validated the report. The report assesses Kenya’s progress towards improving government accountability, promoting civic liberties, human rights, rule of law and transparency over a three year period, between January 2013 and July 2016.
The report is divided into four components; Civic Space, Security and Human Rights, Rule of Law and independence of the Judiciary and Corruption and accountability.
“Closing of civic space is an attempt by the state to disrupt citizen power” stated George Kegoro
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