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Category : TJRC
Amnesty Offer for Economic Crimes Daily Nation, Pg 60
Thursday, 17 Feb 2011

Kacc has said economic criminals may be granted amnesty if they own up. PLO Lumumbas also said that Kacc will help the TJRC to investigate grand corruption since 1963. The two commissions set up a committee to re-examine unresolved corruption cases dating back to 1963 and determine if they qualif

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Ahimiza Raila na Kibaki Kuondolea Raia Wasiwasi Taifa Jumapili, Pg 2
Sunday, 13 Feb 2011

TJRC imewataka Raila na Kibaki waondoe sintofahamu kuhusu tume hiyo kwa kuipa fedha zinazohitajika. Mwenyekiti wa muda wa tume hiyo Tecla Namachanja alisema ukosefu wa mwongozo bora kutoka kwa wawili hao unaitatiza ratiba ya tume hiyo kuanza vikao vyao kote nchini.

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We are Still Lost in Wagalla Massacre Maze 27 Years on The Standard, Pg 15
Monday, 14 Feb 2011

Ibrahim Rashid writes that the human rights abuses during the Wagalla Massacre are still affecting victims today. Nothing so far has ever been done to restore the dignity of these people while the only reprieve, the TJRC, is gravely underfunded. The government must therefore be serious about the

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TJRC Pledges to Push on Despite Criticism The Standard, Pg 27
Wednesday, 30 Nov -0001

The lacks of political goodwill and financial support have made the work of the TJRC difficult even after Kiplagat resigned. Acting chair Tecla Namachanja avowed not be cowed in their mission of truth seeking as it has nine months to complete its work.

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Tribunal’s Date with Kiplagat Sunday Nation, Pg 48
Wednesday, 30 Nov -0001

The tribunal established to investigate Kiplagat will serve him with the allegations against him. The tribunal chaired by retired High Court judge Onesmus Murungi has until April 29 to give recommendations on its findings.

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TJRC Hearings to Start in Northern Region Daily Nation, Pg 16
Tuesday, 01 Feb 2011

The TJRC will begin its hearings in nothern Kenya next month. Acting chair Tecla Namachanja said the hearings will contie non-stop across the country until September. The commission has finalised ivestigations, analysis and selection of representative window cases which now leaves the last stage

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Activists Now want TJRC Disbanded The People, Pg 6
Tuesday, 01 Feb 2011

Human rights activist are now calling for the disbandment of the TJRC to give way for a review of the Act and relaunch of the process. The Kenya Transitional Justice Network said there are numerous flaws that are currently encumbering the truth commission hence impeding its ability to succeed in

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Truth Commission’s Head of Research Calls it a Day The Star, Pg 8
Thursday, 27 Jan 2011

The head of research at the TJRC has quit. Dr. Godfrey Musila joins Kenyatta university’s school of law.

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