Land and Conflict Sensitive Journalism sumaries

Sub-Category : TJRC

State to Blame for Post-Poll Clashes, TJRC told in Kisii

The Star, Pg 11
Thursday, 21 Jul 2011

The government was responsible for injustices against the citizens and the clashes especially in the electioneering period. The Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission sitting in Kisii was told that inflammatory statements fr

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Truth Team told of Bids to Kill Mboya

The Daily Nation, Pg 8
Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011

At least three attempts were made to kill politician Tom Mboya before a gunman finished him in Nairobi, the truth team heard on Tuesday. Mr Peter Odede, a cousin of Mr Mboya, told the Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission (

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TJRC told of Dispute over Nyanza, Western Border

The Star, Pg 11
Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011

The TJRC concluded its hearings in Kisumu with a long standing boundary row between Luos and their Luhya neighbors coming into focus. A memorandum presented by the Luo community yesterday states that they are seeking the reconstit

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TJRC wants one more Year to end its Work

The Star, Pg 7
Monday, 18 Jul 2011

The Truth Commission wants its work to be extended by a year to compensate for the time wasted during the wrangles over its leadership. Commissioners said without an additional one year, its work will not be sufficient since most

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Post Poll Chaos Victims Narrate ordeal to TJRC

The People, Pg 11
Saturday, 16 Jul 2011

The government has been asked to compensate the families of the security officers who lost their lives during the PEV. The Truth Justice and Reconciliation commission heard of how the widows have been suffering with no help. One o

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Poll Violence Victim Blames Former Naivasha MP Jayne Kihara

Daily Nation, Pg 1 & 4
Friday, 15 Jul 2011

A man who lost his family of nine during the post-election violence in Naivasha has accused former MP Jayne Kihara of playing a role in the chaos. Mr Bernard Orinda Ndege, 54, said Ms Kihara told a rally near the Naivasha District

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Probe Military over Torture, Truth Body told

The Standard, Pg 20
Thursday, 14 Jul 2011

The military operation to flush out members of the Sabaot Land Defence Force (SLDF) in Mt Elgon came under scrutiny as the Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission (TJRC) wound up its sessions in Bungoma County, Wednesday. Maj

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TJRC to Summon Police, Army over Mt Elgon

The Standard, Pg 22
Monday, 11 Jul 2011

The Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission (TJRC) may summon senior military and police officers over security operations in Mt Elgon. The officers will be expected to explain their role in the Operation Okoa Maisha, which d

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