21 January 2013

Kenya: Prisoners Have a Right to Vote, Says High Court

IEBC has been ordered to ensure prisoners who are registered as voters participate in the general elections.

The court has ruled that prisoners also have a right to vote.

Lobby group Kituo Cha Sheria had sued IEBC and government for failing to register prisoners as voters, saying that their democratic rights to participate in the elections were being violated.

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