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Friday, January 11, 2008

Threats To Human Rights Defenders

Statement From Kenyans for Peace with Truth and Justice

We speak in the name of Kenya’s governance, human rights and legal organizations, as well as the concerned citizens who have contacted and chosen to work with us over the last two weeks.

For the past two weeks, we have met and organized, to understand and make public what happened with the counting and tallying process of our Presidential vote, as well as the nature of the violence experienced across the country since. With respect to the former, it is our considered and informed opinion that the electoral malpractices and illegalities experienced invalidate the swearing in of Mwai Kibaki. With respect to the latter, it is our considered and informed opinion that the violence being experienced is of four forms:

1) disorganised and spontaneous protest expressed anarchically;
2) organised militia activity first in the Rift Valley and now in Central and Nyanza;
3) disproportionate use of force by the Kenya Police Force and the General Service Unit;
4)and, more recently, retributive communal actions inspired by the experiences narrated by the inflow of internally displaced persons.

We have consistently condemned all four forms.

We have also continually reiterated the need for the Kenyan Police Force and the General Service Unit to respect the right of all Kenyans to the freedoms of expression, assembly and association to respond, legally and legitimately, to both the counting and tallying process of our Presidential vote, as well as the violence experienced across the country since. We have supported citizens’ desires to come together to do so while compiling our empirical evidence on the same for imminent release to the public. We have engaged with interested political actors as well as those involved within the mediation process, to seek meaningful ways forward that will secure sustainable peace on the basis of electoral truth, and electoral and post-electoral justice.

We stress, in the strongest possible terms, that it is:

1) within our rights as individual citizens and
2) within the legally recognised mandates of our various institutions and organisations

to have done so- and to continue to do so. We therefore note, with deepest concern, information received from no less than four sources within the Kenyan Police Force and the National Security Intelligence Service, that points to the personal safety and security of some of our members now being at risk. Most notable of those named (but not the only one) is Maina Kiai, Chair of the Kenya National Commission of Human Rights. We are advised by these sources of a special unit being formed to consider methods for our neutralisation. We have been warned to be cautious while driving alone, or at night, as the most obvious of methods would be to mask deliberate attacks as common criminality, such as carjacking, or calculated road accidents.

We do not take this information lightly. While we may consider our efforts almost insignificant in light of their immediate impact on the larger events around us, we are aware that in today’s highly charged political atmosphere, the expression of, and action on, independent opinion is considered politically partisan. Particularly when such expression and action is by those of us who have consciously broken away from the ethnically-aligned and near-hegemonic positions propounded by, in particular, political actors aligned with the man sworn in as President.

We therefore alert Major General Hussein Ali, Commissioner of the Police, of this information in the strongest terms. We ask that he investigate the information received as a matter of urgency. We also formally inform the persons sworn in as Minister of Internal Security, and Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs, of these threats. We urge them to provide direction to all arms of Kenya’s intelligence and security services of the limits of our Constitution and laws.

Again, it is within our rights as citizens, and our mandate as institutions and organisations, to mobilise and organise as we are. We consider it our patriotic duty to do so — in the interest of peace with electoral truth and justice. Our personal safety and security as human rights defenders must be upheld at all times.


Africa Centre for Open Governance (AfriCOG)
Centre for Law and Research International (CLARION)
Centre for Multiparty Democracy (CMD)
Centre for Rights, Education and Awareness for Women (CREAW)
Constitution and Reform Education Consortium (CRECO)
East African Law Society (EALS)
Haki Focus
Hema la Katiba
Independent Medico-Legal Unit (IMLU)
Innovative Lawyering
Institute for Education in Democracy (IED)
International Commission of Jurists (ICJ-Kenya)
Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC)
Kenya Leadership Institute (KLI)
Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR)
Kituo cha Sheria
Law Society of Kenya (LSK)
Media Institute
Muslim Human Rights Forum
National Constitution Executive Council (NCEC)
Release Political Prisoners (RPP)
Society for International Development (SID)
Urgent Action Fund (UAF)-Africa
Youth Agenda

Violence: Real Picture

Ushahidi is a website created by a group of Kenyan bloggers to capture accurate, comprehensive, eyewitness information on the violence around the country. People who witness acts of violence can report the incidents they've seen, and they will appear on a map-based view for others to see. Ushahidi creators are working with local Kenyan NGOs to get information and to verify each incident.

What you can do is get the word out about Ushahidi so that it’s utilized to it’s full potential. This especially extends to talking to the people that you know who have seen things in Kenya and getting them to the site as well. You can also help by using the contact form to volunteer to help with the tracking and verifying of each incident.

Election Related Crimes


Today we, Kenyans for Peace with Truth and Justice are filing a criminal complaint against the Electoral Commission of Kenya with regard to a series of criminal offences that were committed by various people in the processing, management and control of the immediate past general elections.

The offences committed variously by different officers including the Chairman, Vice Chairman, Commissioners, Returning Officers and staff of the ECK include the following:

Abuse of Office Contrary to section 101 of the Penal Code, Cap 63 Laws of Kenya.
Making of false certificates contrary to section 102 of the Penal Code
Neglect of Duty c/s 128 PC
Making and publishing false information by a person employed in public service c/s 129PC
Disobedience of statutory duty c/s 130
Forgery, coining, counterfeit and similar offences c/ss345/6/7 PC
Forgery of judicial or official documents c/s 351PC
Making and or uttering false documents c/s 353 PC
Conspiracy to commit a Felony c/s ss393 and 395 PC
Subverting the Rule of Law c/s 10 POEA
Misleading the Public c/s 19 POEA
Election related offences as provided under the Election Offences Act, Cap 66 and the National Assembly and Presidential Elections Act, Cap 7 Laws of Kenya.

It is our expectation and demand that the Commissioner of Police, through the Officer Commanding Police Station, Kilimani Police Station will earnestly and with speed investigate the said persons and the offences with a view to charge the said culprits in a court of law.

The persons we recommend for investigation include the following:

Samuel Mutua Kivuitu-Chairman
Kihara Muttu-Vice Chairman
Jeremiah Matagaro, Commissioner
Jack Tumwa, Commissioner
Anne Wambaa, Commissioner
Muturi Kigano, Commissioner
Alfred Ndambiri, Commissioner
Samuel Arap Ngeny, Commissioner
Ann Mwikali, Commissioner
Luciano Riunga Raiji, Commissioner
Joseph Hamisi Dena, Commissioner
Felista Naetu Ole Churie, Commissioner
Eng. Samuel N Maugo, Commissioner
Mildred Apiyo Owuor, Commissioner
Joseph Kipruto Sitonik
Pamela Tutui, Commissioner
Shem .S. Balongo
Abdi Ibrahim, Commissioner
Anne Mwasia, Commissioner
Daniel Wambua, Commissioner
Raymond James Njenga, Commissioner
Mwenda Kiribi, Commissioner

ECK Staff:

Joseph Tsola, Secretary
Suleiman Chege, Deputy Secretary
Phillip Chepsat, Elections Officer
Koech Inegene, Human Resource Officer (tallying an d verification)
Paul Papa, Elections Officer
Ayub Indira, Chief Head of IT
Joshua Laichena, Senior Research Officer
Joanne Mudindi, Elections Officer
David Kiilu, Elections Training and Voter Education Manager
Agnes Kisiro, Elections Officer-Tallying
Edna Koskei, Elections Officer-Tallying
Chris Musyoki, Deputy HR Officer
Mani Lemayan, Public Relations Officer
Chrisitna Kavindi, IT
Elias Mugo, IT
Partrick Kitenge, Catography Department
Monica Obel, Human Resource Manager
Mugambi, Deputy Human Resource Manager
Haroun Kenei, Finance Manager
Jemima Keli, Legal Officer

Failure to take the action expected will lead us tp take up other avenues open to us including Private Prosecutions and suing the Commissioner for neglect of Duty.

Africa Centre for Open Governance (AfriCOG)
Centre for Law and Research International (CLARION)
Centre for Multiparty Democracy (CMD)
Centre for Rights, Education and Awareness for Women (CREAW)
Constitution and Reform Education Consortium (CRECO)
East African Law Society (EALS)
Haki Focus
Hema la Katiba
Independent Medico-Legal Unit (IMLU)
Innovative Lawyering
Institute for Education in Democracy (IED)
International Commission of Jurists (ICJ-Kenya)
Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC)
Kenya Leadership Institute (KLI)
Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR)
Kituo cha Sheria
Law Society of Kenya (LSK)
Media Institute
Muslim Human Rights Forum
National Constitution Executive Council (NCEC)
Release Political Prisoners (RPP)
Society for International Development (SID)
Urgent Action Fund (UAF)-Africa
Youth Agenda


Linda Ochiel
Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR)
Cellphone: 254-722-583-200

Thursday, January 10, 2008

Yesterday in Nairobi

Kenyans for Peace With Truth and Justice gathered at the Kenya National Commission for Human Rights, and walked to Kilimani Police Station, to report election-related crimes.

Just before we set out, we received a call from the Commanding Officer of the Police Station. He told us he had been informed we were planning a procession, and that was illegal. Our response was that there was no procession involved. We were simply individual Kenyans, walking to our local police station, to report a crime. Which is what we did, over 100 of us, singly or in pairs, which confused the police enough to let us get there without obstruction.

Another collective action, just one block away from us, on Argwings Kodhek Road, was not so lucky. The Women's Initiative of the ODM party marched peacefully down the road, towards All Saints Cathedral, carrying banners and chanting, and were tear-gassed by the police. One of them was carrying her baby.

On the 4pm news, we were told the police have banned all "processions." Does that include weddings? Funerals? A fellow KPTJ member texted me: "What next? Put the whole country under house arrest?"

Wednesday, January 09, 2008

Naming of Cabinet "Null and Void"

Kenyans for Peace with Truth and Justice

Statement from concerned citizens and governance, human rights and legal organizations

We speak in the name of Kenya’s governance, human rights and legal organizations, as well as the concerned citizens who have contacted and chosen to work with us over the last two weeks.

In our previous statement, we noted that, at the heart of the three forms of violence now being experienced across the country:

— disorganised and spontaneous,
- organised militia activity and
- disproportionate use of force by the Kenya Police Force and the General Service Unit

is the violation of fundamental freedoms and rights directly related to the electoral process. It is clear that the electoral anomalies and malpractices experienced during the counting and tallying of the presidential vote were so grave as to alter its outcomes. Some of those electoral anomalies and malpractices were, in addition, illegal—thus rendering the supposed presidential outcome not only illegitimate but also illegal. We therefore consider Mwai Kibaki to be in office still on his first term.

We note now, with grave concern, the announcement yesterday by the man sworn in as President of his supposed Cabinet. We consider this announcement to have been made by a man in office illegitimately and illegally and therefore to be null and void.

We further note that this announcement has, in fact, aggravated and inflamed the current violence — as evidenced by the disorganised and spontaneous protests witnessed yesterday in reaction to the announcement. We consider that the announcement has thus seriously compromised the environment for mediation. We refuse to allow the man sworn in as President to continue presenting the nation with what is, in effect, a series of ‘faits accomplis.’

We therefore reiterate our demands that, in particular:

1. African states and the rest of the international community, particularly the United States given its currently unhelpful unilateral approach, continue to pressurize for mediation by the region under the leadership of President John Kuffour of Ghana, current head of the African Union, between the Party of National Unity and the Orange Democratic Movement on addressing the electoral travesty that has occurred;

2. The mediation process, as its first priority, agree upon an interim electoral oversight body to conduct a forensic audit into the polling, counting and tallying process with a view to recommending, depending on its findings, a re-count, a re-tallying or a re-run within a specified time period;

3. African states and the rest of the international community, in the interim, deny official recognition to the man sworn in as President and his supposed Cabinet; and, in addition;

4. All those supposedly announced as Cabinet members refuse to take up their positions upon their swearing in so as to enable the mediation process to proceed.


Africa Centre for Open Governance (AfriCOG)
Centre for Law and Research International (CLARION)
Centre for Multiparty Democracy (CMD)
Centre for Rights, Education and Awareness for Women (CREAW)
Constitution and Reform Education Consortium (CRECO)
East African Law Society (EALS)
Fahamu Kenya
Haki Focus
Hema la Katiba
Independent Medico-Legal Unit (IMLU)
Innovative Lawyering
Institute for Education in Democracy (IED)
International Commission of Jurists (ICJ-Kenya)
Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC)
Kenya Leadership Institute (KLI)
Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR)
Kituo cha Sheria
Law Society of Kenya (LSK)
Media Institute
Muslim Human Rights Forum
National Constitution Executive Council (NCEC)
Release Political Prisoners (RPP)
Society for International Development (SID)
Urgent Action Fund (UAF)-Africa
Youth Agenda

Linda Ochiel
Principal Human Rights Officer
Media and Communications
Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR) CVS Plaza, Lenana Road
Cellphone: 254-722-583-200/254-727-642193

"Tribe" and Kenyan Conflict

The AfricaFocus Bulletin, edited by William Minter, just recirculated a paper from the Africa Policy Information Center, written ten years ago, called "Talking about 'Tribe." Tragic to note how little the discourse has changed since then, as international media rolls out the same fossilized steereotypes in their coverage of Kenya.

Introductory comments by co-author of the paper, Chris Lowe:

Kenya's recent violence is occurring in a post-colonial multi-ethnic state, in a context of electoral ethnic mobilizations to contest for state power conducted with print and broadcast media, political party symbols and events, and so on. Related political and patronage ties are shaped by deep, modern, market-based economic inequalities and forms of poverty.

None of these conditions remotely resemble those of pre-colonial ethnic and national identities (my note: i.e. 'tribes') in the area that the British created as Kenya, which were quite varied due to a great diversity of ways of life and forms of social and political organization. All of them have strong analogies in industrial-era ethnic politics and conflict around the globe.

And the Editor's Note (by William Minter):

The Kenyan election, wrote Jeffrey Gettleman for the New York Times in his December 31 dispatch from Nairobi, "seems to have tapped into an atavistic vein of tribal tension that always lay beneath the surface in Kenya but until now had not provoked widespread mayhem." Gettleman was not exceptional among those covering the post-election violence in his stress on "tribe." But his terminology was unusually explicit in revealing the assumption that such divisions are rooted in unchanging and presumably primitive identities.

In his blog the same day, African historian P. T. Zeleza countered that such divisions are neither peculiar to Africa nor rooted in "ancient hatreds." Rather, he noted, they are based on uneven regional development in both the colonial and post-colonial periods, followed, at intervals, by the political mobilization by elites of ethnic divisions.

Another AfricaFocus Bulletin sent out today contains excerpts from Zeleza's commentary and other reflections and calls for action to avert further violence in Kenya. But the pattern of oversimplifying African conflicts to "tribe" is pervasive and long-standing. Of course, changing the terminology will not solve conflicts, whatever their roots. But many analysts have long argued that "tribe" is particularly pernicious in diverting attention from the structural and immediate causes of violence by attributing it to
supposedly immutable and irrational divisions.

wholesale reform of the political process

Excerpt from Kenya On The Brink, an article in the UK-based Prospect Magazine, by David Anderson.

.....The scenes of violence that have animated this sorry tale can too easily be portrayed as “tribal.” This is how those who mobilise the thugs want it to be seen, but it is not a useful explanation. Some of the violence was spontaneous, as frustrated citizens vented their anger on their opponents. But much of it was pre-planned and systematic, intended on ODM’s part to make it difficult for the state to fight fires in so many parts of the country, and on PNU’s part to provoke Odinga’s supporters into acts that would undermine their popular “clean” image.

....Kenya’s trauma may appear to be driven by tribal animosity, but that merely describes the pattern that instrumental violence inevitably takes. Kenya is not Rwanda, and ill-informed commentators who suggest there is a comparison only play into the hands of unscrupulous politicians who want to use the fear of violent insurrection to achieve their narrow ends. The cause, and the cure, for Kenya’s present dreadful affliction lie in the desperate need for wholesale reform of the political process itself.

David Anderson is the author of Histories of the Hanged: The Dirty War in Kenya and The End of Empire

Kibaki named a cabinet yesterday

First, it's illegal, since Parliament has not yet been convened and MPs have not been sworn in.

Second, it's illegal, because Kibaki is illegal. He is not the legal or legitimate President of Kenya, and has no authority to name a cabinet.

Third, it makes a mockery of the mediation talks between Kibaki's PNU and the opposition ODM party, that John Kufuor, President of Ghana and the African Union, is in Nairobi to facilitate. Kufuor landed just minutes before Kibaki announced the names.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008

The next 3 days in Kenya

(1) Talks begin today between Kibaki's Party of National Unity and Raila Odinga's Orange Democratic Movement, mediated by John Kufuor, head of the African Union and president of Ghana.

(2) Heads of legal, governance and human rights organizations meet Julie Gichuru of National TV, to tape a special show presenting the issues raised by Kenyans for Peace, Truth and Justice.

(2) At 9am on Thursday, we call on all Kenyans to gather at the Commission for Human Rights, CVS Plaza, Lenana Road. We will walk together to Kilimani Police Station to file a private prosecution against the commissioners and staff of the Electoral Commission of Kenya.

(4) At 3pm on Thursday, representatives of Kenyans for Peace, Truth and Justice will meet the Forum of Retired African Presidents, who have convened in Nairobi to address the Kenyan crisis.

Meanwhile, the massive humanitarian crisis continues. See the special Kenya Action Alerts Blog set up by Pambazuka News, for info on relief efforts, civil society initiatives, and ongoing commentary.

Voices of Young Kenyans

Press Statement from Young Kenyans for the Restoration of Democracy in Kenya

Contact: Emmanuel Dennis Ngongo
Regional Coordinator - Africa Youth Employment Systems (YES)
Cell: +254 722619005

Stating the Facts Right – this is not a tribal war, it’s about injustice which must be addressed

NAIROBI, Wednesday January 9, 2007 – On the dawn of December 27th 2007, millions of Young Kenyans woke up as early as 4am. They walked long distances, braved the long queue, and cast their ballot. Over 65% of registered voters spoke with a loud voice through the ballot. On 31st of December, that same democratic right that we young people had embraced through the ballot, voting for the first time in our lives, was raped, shattered and manipulated. We the youth of Kenya are concerned that the current political, social and security situation affects us the most and will continue to affect the rest of our lives.

The hundreds of lives lost so far are largely those of the youth and children. The hundreds of thousands of the internally displaced persons do not have anything to do with the political aggression.

It is a fact the young people are not only victims, but also perpetrators of the violence. We however want to state the facts right, that this is not a tribal war. It is clear in our minds that one week ago, the Kenyans in Rift Valley queued in one line and voted peacefully without tribal sentiments. The same Rift Valley did not retaliate by violence in 2002 elections when their favoured party lost elections. Why the violence in the province now?

We watched credible issues being raised at the National tallying Centre, and shoved aside by the Electoral Commission of Kenya. The outcome was a questionable presidential result being announced. Then came a hurried Swearing in ceremony, privately convened at State house, which amounts to an illegitimacy. The Chairman of the ECK has publicly admitted that he was under pressure to release results. The EU observer mission has acknowledged flawed results. The Attorney General has said that the election could have been a fraud and supported the re-tallying of the votes.

The current Political impasse is not a Raila – Kibaki problem; it is about;

Suspending democracy in Kenya
Cheating the electorate out of their choices
Rubbishing the ballot as a means for peaceful charge and
Suspending our rights and freedoms as citizens of the republic of Kenya.

Some selfish politicians are once again hiding behind ethnicity to support their gluttonous drive to power. We once again state the facts right; this is not a tribal war. Show us one Gikuyu tribesman that has had free food since Mwai Kibaki’s appointment. Neither would Luo or Kalenjin supporters of Raila Odinga have free food if he were in power. And we ask the powers that might be, what is up the sleeves of PNU or ODM top politicians that compels them to be in power whatever the price?

Let’s not live in self denial. The present situation is a reaction to injustice, whether factual or perceived. It must therefore be addressed by those concerned. If our present leaders of older generation fail to deliver justice and peace, the youth will provide an alternative.

A chorus has been sung that Kenya is greater than any individual. Does this refer to Kenya the soil and rivers, or Kenya the people? If it is indeed a reference to Kenya the people, then we demand that the responsible individuals respond to the desires and needs of the people now.

We demand urgent address of the controversy by all men and women of goodwill. This situation demands honest talk devoid of chest thumping and holier than thou attitude so far witnessed. We appreciate that most leaders have called for peace, but peace cannot be purchased from a supermarket and served. Peace must be made through justice that is not just done, but seen to be done.

We refuse to accept that peace is merely the absence of war. The true meaning and sense of peace is in the knowledge that there will be peaceful, lawful and just management of conflict and that constitutionally granted rights and freedoms will not be suspended arbitrarily by an individual or cartel of individuals.

The way forward is to bring lasting peace and not to whitewash the issues. We call upon the youth to refuse to be abused in the perpetuation of ethnically fuelled conflicts and instead point fingers at the true culprits, for we are the greatest losers. This crisis did not begin because of tribal differences, but because of a rigged election.

The youth have a right to organize peaceful protests and petition the authorities to restore democracy, justice and lasting peace in our country. No law requires Kenyans to obtain the permission of the Commissioner of Police to exercise their constitutional right to peacefully assemble. Obstruction of any Kenyan in the enjoyment of their constitutional right will be resisted by all Kenyans regardless of the force arrayed against us.

Our Demands;

We call for the immediate dismissal or resignation of General Ali the Commissioner of Police under whose instructions hundreds of Kenyans have been shot, killed and injured by the Police force. We recall that General Ali was present at the ECK Tally centre on the afternoon of the 30th December and commanded the seizure of the KICC by the General Service Unit and Administration Police. His officers carried out the ejection of the media, party agents and observers from the briefing hall in order to facilitate the illegal and unconstitutional announcement of Mwai Kibaki as the winner of the presidential election. General Ali’s actions amount to facilitation of an armed civilian coup. General Ali’s illegal actions on, prior,and after December 30th 2007 are the root cause of the death and destruction that have cost us the lives of over 486 Kenyans and displaced at least 300,000 of our people.

We demand that Mr Samuel Kivuitu takes responsibility for the carnage that has overshadowed the country and resign immediately. We also demand the immediate resignation of all ECK commissioners for overseeing an illegality and;

We demand a fresh Presidential election to restore our right to freely choose our leader. This is the only way that we may start restoring confidence in the ballot among our people.

We ask the International Community to revoke travel visas for all the PNU and ODM politicians and their immediate families, until the current situation is resolved through acceptable channels of truth and justice.

We condemn Mr. Amos Kimunya, Alfred Mutua, Noah Wekesa and all other individuals who are using their privilege of access to international media to give reckless statements that may further the animosity in the country.

We hereby call upon the youth to converge at the Holy Family Basilica from Tuesday, January 8, 2008 to Sunday January 13th 2008, to donate blood that will reach the survivors of violence. The blood of Kenyan donors of all ethnicities will go to survivors of the violence of all ethnicities, as a potent symbol of the unity of Kenyan youth. This will be the first among a series of youth-led activities to defeat tribalism and injustice in Kenya once and for ever.

These reconciliatory actions by the youth do not, in any way, diminish our demand for a Kenya where all citizens and politicians alike have respect for law and moral conscience. We therefore call upon the youth to condemn any incidences of political thuggery, committed by their favourite politicians or by their opponent. We beseech the youth to celebrate not. We demand that political solutions that are acceptable to majority of Kenyans be quickly reached to restore our trust in each other and in democratic institutions.

Unite Kenyan youths and children, unite against tribalism. Unite for a just and peaceful Kenya and Africa.

Sunday, January 06, 2008

Appeal for Rape Crisis Centres in Kenya

Urgent Action Fund-Africa has supported The Nairobi Women’s Hospital to set up 4 rape crisis response centres in Mathare, Huruma, Jamhuri Park and Kibera. They will provide shelter, security, and more importantly medical and psychological care to rape victims who are unable to access the services because the informal
settlements have been sealed off by security personnel and violent
protestors. Nairobil Women's Hospital is now FULL , it has dealt with 19 cases in
the last 24 hours. There are 75,000 displaced people in Jamhuri Park alone, majority of whom are women and children. The total numbers of displaced Kenyans exceeds 300,000 and is growing daily. Women and girls in these informal settlements shockingly vulnerable to sexual violence.

Other contributors to this initiative include St Johns Ambulance and the Red Cross, who have provided an ambulance and tents respectively. The Red Cross is also providing food to the refugees. Kenya Shillings 5.8 million (USD 90,000)is needed to get these rape crisis centres up and operating. UAF-Africa is contributing $10,000.

To Donate or help with fundraising, contact:

Vicky Karimi or Betty Murungi at
Urgent Action Fund-Africa
Life Ministry Centre
Jabavu Road, Kilimani
PO BOX 53841-00200
Nairobi Kenya
Tel +254 20 2731095
Fax +254 20 2731094

Lucy Kiamaa at the Nairobi Women’s Hospital
Gender Violence Recovery Centre
Nairobi Women’s Hospital
Argwings Kodhek Road , Hurlingham
P.O. Box 10552 - 00100
Tel: +254 20 2726821/4/6/7, +254 20 2736845
Fax: +254 20 2716651

Bank details for donations by wire transfer:

*Name of the Bank:
*Bank Address:
International House, Mama Ngina Street P.O. Box 45136 –GPO, 00100 Nairobi, KENYA

*Exact name of the Account Holder:
Urgent Action Fund - Africa P.O. BOX 53841-00200, 2nd Floor Life Ministry Centre Jabavu Road, Kilimani, Nairobi, Kenya Tel: 254 20 2731095

*Account Number: 0155710519 *SWIFT Code: CBAFKENX

Correspondent Bank

Name of the Bank: American Express Bank Ltd

Bank Address: American Express Tower, 23rd floor 200 Vesey Street New York, NY 10285 Account No: 731141

ABA No: 124 071 889

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