During the postelection violence, the police killed over 400 people, more than onethird of the total number of casualties, as noted in waki commission, report of the commission of inquiry into postelection violence, pp. Report of the judicial commission appointed to inquire. The current situation differs from the narc government years in a number of ways. Report of the commission on macroeconomics and health 1. Judicial commission appointed to inquire into tribal clashes in. This section includes miscellaneous documents from the kenyan government, some of which are discussed in the book. It is on these grounds that the ag is joined as a party, oyatsi told the court. Judicial commission appointed to inquire into tribal. Land reform in the context of devolution by everlyne komba, ali letura and kenneth odary background kenya has an area of approximately 582,646 sq. To put it in the latest context, it is first worth noting that on the graft front. Commissions of inquiry akiwumi report north eastern province 8191999, pdf.
As a result of alleged shoottokill instructions, the icc prosecutor included on his list of. Akiwumi, which investigated causes as well as security forces response to episodes of ethnic violence between 1991 and 1998. There are also reports that the akiwymi and partiality of the commission was questioned throughout its tenure the nation 20 may. The commission has released its final report, available below in pdf format. This includes the cabinet statement from july 2009 proposing that the tjrc be altered to be the primary institution investigating responsibility fro the violence after the 2007 election, as well as copies of previous commissions of inquiry. The plunder of karura occurred between 1996 and 1998 when half of what remained of karura forest was illegally and irregularly allocated to private developers in circumstances that, accordni g to the ndungu report, clearyl.
Judicial commission of inquiry into tribal clashes in kenya. The warren commission report is also available as a single pdf file 77. Akiwumi commission and urge the kenyan government to ensure that both are. Commission of inquiry into the post election violence. Amnesty international strongly urges the new government to order investigations into all. Inquire into the tribal clashes in kenya government of kenya. The 911 commission report july 22, 2004 pdf details. Its term was extended several times up to 31 july 1999 when it completed its report. The resolution also established the commission of inquiry into the postelection violence cipev or the waki commission, a nd the independent 12 report of the judicial commission of inquiry into the tribal clashes that had occurred in kenya since 1991 and chaired by justice akilano molade akiwumi the akiwumi commission, 19 august 1999.
Waki, the tribunal sat and heard evidence virtually continuously from the 9th february,2oo4, to the 2nd august, 2004. President daniel arap moi appointed the commission on july 1, 1998 and although its report was culminated in late 1999, it was. Akiwumi meaning and origin of the name akiwumi nameaning. The goldenberg scandal was a political scandal where the kenyan government was found to have subsidised exports of gold far beyond standard arrangements during the 1990s, by paying the company goldenberg international 35% more in kenyan shillings than their foreign currency earnings. Report of the commission of inquiry into the illegalirregular allocation of public land in kenya presented to president mwai kibaki june 2004.
Preventing postelection violence based on the kenyan experience. A few weeks ago, we linked to the full akiwumi report, which provides full details about the proposals to raise mps salaries and benefits. Akiwumi commission to the plaintiff constituted a breach of his constitutional tights. A report of the law society of kenya on the akiwumi commission discussed at. The akiwumi commission of inquiry into tribal clashes was a kenya government commission appointed on 1 july 1998. However, given the nature of the reports running into hundreds of pages, dialogue africa foundation in partnership with konrad adenauer. Report of the judicial commission appointed to inquire into. Although it notionally appears that the scheme was intended to earn hard currency for. Code of regulations for civil servants section o 2006, pdf. The kenyan commission of inquiry into postelection violence. Baseline report the right to information for internally displaced persons in kenya. Managing natural resource conflicts in kenya through. Commissions of inquiry akiwumi report coast seattle university. None of the individuals mentioned in the report have been investigated andor brought to justice contrary to the recommendations of the report.
The truth, justice and reconciliation commission of kenya tjrc was established in 2008. The commission submitted its report on 19 august 1999 to then president pdf. The commission is also mandated to provide recommendations designed to guard against future attacks. Kriegler report summarised version kriegler and waki reports on 2007 elections v list of acronyms aids acquired immune deficiency syndrome ap administration police cipev commission of inquiry into post election violence creaw centre for rights education and awareness csos civil society organizations eck electoral commission of kenya fida. Review of african political economy, 103, march 2005, pp. It was a highly successful panel, that saw the participation of the foreign affairs ministers of both rwanda and morocco, the high representative of the eu for foreign affairs and security policy, the au commission and the president of the unga.
The judicial commission of inquiry which in conformity with. Companies, road bypasses, road reserves, municipalities, parastatals, ministries and settlement schemes. Akiwumi inquiry judicial commission of inquiry into tribal clashes in kenya. National commission on terrorist attacks upon the united. Goldenberg scandal project gutenberg selfpublishing. Commissions of inquiry akiwumi report nyanza and west province 8191999, pdf. Commissions of inquiry akiwumi report coast 8191999, pdf. The final report of the joint mission was submitted on 28 february 2020. The kenyan commission of inquiry into postelection violence background the commission of inquiry into postelection violence cipev was the outcome of the kenya national dialogue and reconciliation accord of february 28, 2008, negotiated by kofi annan and the panel of eminent african personalities, and its sister agreement of. Paul akiwumi director, division for africa, least developed countries and special programmes 21st session of the united nations commission on science and technology for development geneva, 16 may 2018 1. The tribunal heard a total of forty witnesses whose names are listed in appendix c of this report and received in evidence a total of ninety three exhibits which are listed in appendix ud of this report. The commission, after it presented its report, ceased to exist.
Report of the judicial commission appointed to inquire into tribal clashes in kenya 1999 kenya. A study of commissions of inquiries in kenya africog. Kenya depends upon root and branch reforms to provide impartial and effective safeguards for human rights. Committee 1992 and the akiwumi commission 1997that explicitly name perpetrators and recommend investigations. Kenya article 19 defending freedom of expression and. This report is brought to you for free and open access by the the truth, justice and reconciliation commission of. See, for instance, akiwumi commission, report of the judicial commission appointed to. Government documents and regulations the truth, justice. Now that the referendum dust has settled, we think its important to shift focus back to critical issues related to our mps and the akiwumi report is one of them.
The mandate of the commission of inquiry into postelection violence cipev was to investigate the facts and circumstances surrounding the violence, the conduct of state security agencies in. The following summary of the report of the ndungu commission on illegal and irregular allocation of public land provides an insight into a critical, recent episode in the struggles over land and graft in kenya. The national commission on terrorist attacks upon the united states also known as the 911 commission, was an independent, bipartisan commission created by congressional legislation and signed into law by president george w. This is a report of a baseline survey on the right to information for internally displaced persons idps.
Kenyas modern history has been marked not only by liberation struggles but also by ethnic conflicts, semidespotic regimes, marginalization and political violence, including the coup detat of 1982, the shifta war, and the 2007 postelection violence. Kenya is a country that has been scarred by intertribal violence particularly at the time of elections. This summary of the report of the ndungu commission on illegal and irregular allocation of public land provides an insight into a critical recent episode in the struggles over land and graft in kenya. The report of the judicial commission appointed to inquire into tribal clashes in kenya the akiwumi commission the report of the commission of inquiry into the land law system of kenya, 19992009 the njonjo commission the report of the select committee on the disappearance and murder of the late member for. Preventing postelection violence based on the kenyan. The akiwumi report named after the commission s chair, justice akiwumi was ordered released by a kenyan court over the objections of the government. Report of the whochina joint mission on coronavirus.
Comments off on unpacking the akiwumi commission report. Introduction this report deals only with the investigation by the tribunal into the conduct of judge of appeal, the hon. The akiwumi commission report into these widespread politically motivated ethnic clashes, which resulted in death and displacement, has now been made public. Paul akiwumi unctad trade and development board wednesday october 3, 2018 excellencies, distinguished delegates, ladies and gentlemen. Report of the judicial commission appointed to inquire into tribal clashes in kenya. Amnesty internationals recommendations to the african. The report argues that the police and security agencies adopted a shoottokill policy, mainly in. Sep 12, 2011 the kenyan human rights commission report part 5 kiliku, akiwumi, tribal clashes and the faces of impunity posted on 12 september 2011. The government also shelved the plans for a truth, justice and reconciliation commission that its own task force recommended in 2003. Report, various excisions took place between the time it was declared a central forest in 1964 and 1996. Frequently asked questions about the report are answered on this site.
Managing natural resource conflicts in kenya through negotiation and mediation kariuki muigua, ph. Chapter 4, land and environment chapter 5, leadership and integrity chapter 6. The goldenberg commission of inquiry completed its report in october 2005. Kriegler report summarised version kriegler and waki reports on 2007 elections v list of acronyms aids acquired immune deficiency syndrome ap administration police cipev commission of inquiry into post election violence creaw centre for rights education and awareness csos civil society organizations eck electoral commission of kenya fida federation of women lawyers. The akiwumi commission concluded its proceedings seven months ago and handed its report to president moi. In the 1990s, the akiwumi commission s investigation into tribal clashes accused government administrators of being untruthful and attempting coverups. The commission on ethnic clashes, also referred to as the akiwumi commission, was to. The commission submitted its report on 19 august 1999 to then president. The akiwumi report named after the commissions chair, justice akiwumi was ordered released by a kenyan court over the objections of the government. The truth, justice and reconciliation commission of kenya. The commission submitted its report on 19 august 1999 to then president daniel arap moi.
Major findings the major findings are described in six sections. The following summary of the report of the ndungu commission on illegal and irregular allocation of. Kreigler and waki reports konrad adenauer foundation. Our appointment as members of the tribunal to investigate the conduct of judge of appeal, the hon. The report is also available in bookstores nationwide and from the government printing office. Commonwealth practice was designated the akiwumi commission, was to inquire. Judicial commission appointed to inquire into tribal clashes in kenya. Postelection political violence 3 2 summary of recommendations the following is a summary of article 19s recommendations for action to end the culture of impunity and disregard for human rights, including freedom of. A report of the law society of kenya on the akiwumi commission discussed atakiwumi inquiry.1478 1676 193 1331 1240 359 589 1422 1209 644 866 1527 767 1323 324 39 1191 874 98 93 864 469 1353 226 187 754 1033 560 394 1099 516 734 546 376 96 1021 246 674 1169