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Media Council calls for probe into arrest of journalist during Ruto’s rally in Murang’a

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Media Council of Kenya (MCK) now wants the Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) to probe the arrest of Nation […]

IPOA cautions police officers against manhandling minors

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Independent Policing Oversight Authority has asked police officers in the country to exercise sobriety when dealing with minors. Citing […]

Four State agencies to probe human rights violations by police

Reading Time: < 1 minute Four government agencies have agreed to jointly investigate cases of human rights violations committed by police officers. The Office of […]

Residents protest over killing of student

Reading Time: 2 minutes Violence rocked Namanjalala trading centre in Trans Nzoia county on Friday after a university student was allegedly shot dead by […]

IPOA recommends compensation for UoN students attacked by police in 2016

Reading Time: 3 minutes The University of Nairobi (UoN) students who were brutally attacked by police officers and their property damaged during the hotly […]

Curfew: Human rights activists want included in essential services list

Reading Time: < 1 minute Human rights activist group, Defenders Coalition, has called on the government to enlist rights activists as critical and essential service […]

Policeman kills 62-yr-old man with hoe handle inside Kabras Police Station

Reading Time: 2 minutes Deceased was arrested at about 3am on Sunday at Litungu Bar in Malava town over allegation that he had assaulted a police officer.

Ipoa says rogue cops to blame for rise in extra-judicial killings

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Independent Policing Oversight Authority (Ipoa) has told the top National Police Service command to deal with rogue officers who […]

Police abuse of power still prevalent, says new study

Reading Time: 3 minutes Police abuse of power is still prevalent and majority who experience or witness such misconduct do not report to the […]