Kenyan Govt Criticised for Refugee Move


The government has dismissed a report by Human Rights Watch that it favours the resettlement of internally displaced people from certain communities.

Internally Displaced Persons (file photo): The government has been taken to task by the Human Rights Group for alleged favouritism of certain communities.

  • Kenya:  State Furious Over Foreign Media Report

    The Star, 23 January 2013

    THE foreign media should seek clarification before publishing reports, the government has said. read more »

  • Kenya:  Nakuru IDPs Worry Senator Hopeful

    The Star, 25 January 2013

    Leaders in Nakuru, which is home to hundreds of IDPs, have expressed concern over their failed resettlement. Speaking in Naivasha during a thanks giving tour of the county ... read more »

  • Kenya:  All IDP's to Be Resettled Before Elections

    The Star, 22 January 2013

    There are 740 IDP's left to be resettled before the March 4th general elections. Government spokesman Muthui Kariuki says they will be resettled by mid February. read more »

  • Kenya:  Discrimination Against Rift Valley Displaced

    Human Rights Watch, 17 January 2013

    The Kenyan government has discriminated based on ethnicity in assisting displaced people from the Rift Valley. The discriminatory practices are stoking inter-ethnic tensions ahead ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Bishops Call Govt's Neglect of IDPs 'A Disgrace'

    The Star, 15 January 2013

    Bishops in Rift Valley have faulted the government over failure to complete the resettlement of IDPs and reconstruction of institutions that were destroyed during post election ... read more »

  • Kenya:  IDPs Fault Govt for Delayed Resettlement

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 15 January 2013

    Of the 600,000 people forcibly displaced in Kenya during the fierce 2007-2008 post-election violence, hundreds have yet to be resettled, despite government pledges to find them new ... read more »

  • Kenya:  IDPs Charged With Erecting Illegal Tents

    The Star, 14 January 2013

    THREE IDPs were on Friday arraigned in Nyeri court charged with erecting tents in a Municipal Council's stadium without authority. read more »