Kenya
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Kenyan judge revokes opposition leader’s deportation

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 2/15/18, 11:33 am

A Kenyan judge on Thursday rescinded the Kenyan government’s order to deport an opposition politician over his participation in the mock inauguration of opposition leader Raila Odinga. Earlier this month, the Kenyan government sent dual Kenyan-Canadian citizen Miguna Miguna to Canada after holding him for days in a detention center. Miguna attended last month’s mock inauguration, during which Odinga took an oath as the “people’s president” to protest President Uhuru Kenyatta’s leadership.

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Kenya deports key opposition figure 

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 2/07/18, 10:32 am

The Kenyan government has deported an opposition lawyer who witnessed last week’s mock inauguration of opposition leader Raila Odinga. Kenyan authorities arrested Miguna Miguna on Friday and charged him with treason despite court orders demanding his release. “The illegitimate, despotic regime … forcefully placed me on a late night KLM flight from Nairobi to Amsterdam in flagrant violation of my constitutional rights, five court orders, and common decency,” Miguna said in a statement. He added he would challenge the deportation in court.

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Oppression, opposition grapple in Kenya

International | Courts order TV signals restored after protesters stage fake inauguration
by Mindy Belz
Posted 2/02/18, 02:10 pm

KENYA: The Supreme Court ordered the government to restore transmission of three television stations taken off the air to prevent coverage of protests.

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