The National Intelligence Service (NIS) has been accused by the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ Kenya) of running an illegal operation that intimidates judges and other judicial officers. While carrying out their mandate, NIS operatives are said to threaten and harass judges in order to ensure that their decisions are favorable to particular State officials.
The International Commission of Justice (ICJ) and the Linda Constitution movement have denounced President Uhuru Kenyatta for what they say is his move to encroach on the independence of the Judiciary. In a statement, ICJ Kenya branch chairman Kelvin Mogeni said remarks made by President Kenyatta during the Madaraka Dei celebrations in Kisumu on Tuesday were also a threat to court officials, including Chief Justice Martha Koome.
It has come to the attention of the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) that the government has been using spies to Haunt and threaten judges who make an unfavourable ruling against the Executive. Speaking to the press on Monday, October 25, ICJ Chairman, Kelvin Mogeni, noted that the spies were being used to frustrate judges during adjudication or after a verdict has been given.
The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) has warned Kenya's government against using spies from the National Intelligence Service (NIS) to harass and threaten judges who rule against the government. The spies were being deployed to disrupt judges during adjudication or after the judgement was rendered, according to ICJ Chairman Kelvin Mogeni on Monday, October 25.
Jurists want the country's spy agency investigated over undue pressure, threats and intimidation of judges and judicial officers. Addressing journalists in Nairobi yesterday the International Commission of Jurists (IC-Kenya) said it had received several complaints from judges and magistrates, on phone tapping being followed to their homes, transfers and unlawful searches due to past rulings.
The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) Kenya has come out clear to oppose the Building Bridges Initiative Report. ICJ Kenya Logo (Courtesy) The Jurists have termed the report as being against the 2010 Kenyan Constitution. They have reported that the proposed ammendments in the BBI limits the good gains in the 2010 constitution and undermines the rule of law. (Screenshot Courtesy of TV47 Kenya.) Speaking to the press earlier today at Nairobi, the ICJ Kenya said that the report is not good for our country
The Kenyan Government is on the spot over the rampant and continued human rights violations meted on the people indiscriminately in the guise of controlling the spread of Covid-19. According to the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), tough government restrictions have also made it harder for victims of human rights abuses to report the abuses and seek redress. In a statement seen by Opera News, ICJ Kenya Chairperson Kelvin Mogeni said that the National Police Service and the Ministry of Interior,