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How to Help Human Rights Defender Mutemi Wa Kiama Raise Half a Million to Secure His Bail

A Nairobi court has slapped hefty and punitive bail amount of Ksh 500,000for human rights defender Mutemi Wa Kiama.

Since he cannot raise the money on his own, the National coalition of Human Rights Defenders Kenya (Defenders kenya) has decided to collect the donations on his behalf to secure his freedom.

To donate, use the Mpesa Paybill number 810896, Account type your name.

He is accused of being behind a poster circulating on social media indicating that President Uhuru Kenyatta is not authorised to act or transact on behalf of Kenyans. The graphic was posted at a time when Kenyans had trooped online to voice their opposition to loans disbursed by the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

This is the second time that he is being arrested in a year. First time he was being accused of being involved computer misuse and cyberbullying crimes.

The police had requested the activist to be detained for 14 more days for investigations to be concluded. But Milimani Senior Resident Magistrate Jane Kamau declined a request saying there are no compelling reasons to warrant his detention.

Court frees activist Mutemi on Sh500,000 cash bail, gags him from posting about IMF on social media

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Human Rights Defenders Kenya Jane Kamau Mpesa Paybill Mutemi Mutemi Wa Kiama

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