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Category : TJRC
Police Killed Unarmaed Youth, TJRC Told The Standard, Pg 25
Wednesday, 21 Sep 2011

TJRC commissioners were moved by chilling accounts of police brutality that left many youths dead in South Rift during the 2007/8 PEV. Residents narrated how the police fired at unarmed citizens and want the arrest and prosecution of the officers responsible for the deaths of innocent protesters.

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TJRC Rift Valley Hearings Schedule Daily Nation, Pg 17
Wednesday, 21 Sep 2011

The TJRC has published the calender of its public hearings in the Rift Valley. The hearings start on 23rd September in Nakuru and will end on 26th October in Baringo. The venues where the hearings will be conducted and the commissioners inlvoved have also been communicated.

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TJRC Begins Hearings in Kericho The People, Pg 12
Tuesday, 20 Sep 2011

TJRC has started public hearings in Kericho town to collect views on historical injustices. The hearings are taking place at the Kericho Teachers Training College.

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Ex-PC Blames Wars in Elgon on Politics Daily Nation, Pg 6
Friday, 16 Sep 2011

Former provincial administration officer Francis Lekolool has blamed incesssant land conflicts in Mt. Elgon on politics. He told a TJRC meeting that the residents of the area were peaceful until politicians started inciting them. He added that the land question was very emotive and gave politicia

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TJRC Public Hearings Schedule The Star, Pg 7
Friday, 02 Sep 2011

TJRC has published a schedule of its public hearings that will be conducted in Nairobi and Kericho starting September 12th to 21st.

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Perpetrators should Fund Reparations Plan Saturday Nation, Pg 13
Saturday, 20 Aug 2011

Gabriel Dolan writes that the TJRC needs to agree the definition of victims and start an ordely and constistent registration of individuals and groups of victims. This process will pave way for reparations which include monetary compensation, rehabilitation, satisfactio, restitution and guarante

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TJRC Set To Pitch Camp in Rift Valley for Further Hearings The Star, Pg 13
Monday, 08 Aug 2011

TJRC is set to move to the Rift Valley region where land issues are expected to dominate. There were more than 10, 000 cases recorded for investigation in the region during statement taking.

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Truth Team Might Fail to Fulfil its Mandate Daily Nation, Pg 9
Tuesday, 09 Aug 2011

The latest progress report on the TJRC has revelaed that it may fail to investigate all issues set out in its mandate. This failure has been due to the constraints it faced since its inception. The reduction of commissioners from nine to seven had a negative effect on its productivity. Justice mi

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