21 November 2012

Kenya: Groups Who Wear Veils Being Forced to Removed Them to Be Registered

The electoral body has expressed concern over the number of Kenyns turning out to register for the general elections in March 2013. So far approximaly ... ( Resource: Low Voter Turnout Causes Concern in Kenya

If you wear a veil you will not be allowed to register as a voter unless you remove it.

MPs claim Members of the Akorino faith,nuns,muslims and other groups who wear veils are being forced to remove their veils in order to be allowed to participate in the exercise. The MPs also want the Justice Ministry to clarify on other key issues on the registration process.

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