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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 of the victims Caroline Koga narrated h

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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 Hospital that some communities had to

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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. Majority of the victims who appeared before the commission called for

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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 dismantled the rag-tag Sabaot Land Defe

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Truth Team told of Raila hand in Failed Coup The Daily Nation, Pg 9
Monday, 11 Jul 2011

Prime Minister Raila Odinga was involved in the failed 1982 coup to overthrow former president Daniel arap Moi’s government, the Truth Justice and Reconciliation Commission heard on Sunday. Retired Kenya Air Force officer Maxwell Kivihya told the TJRC sitting in

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TJRC: We are on the Path to Truth The People, Pg 2
Saturday, 09 Jul 2011

When the Truth Justice and Reconciliation commission was created, expectations of many Kenyans were high that those who suffered under past regimes would finally get justice. But the commission has had challenges ranging from the Anti-Bethwel Kiplagat crusade and thre

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Residents Recount Torture by Army Daily Nation, Pg 32
Friday, 08 Jul 2011

Emotions ran high as victims of a rebel militia and military operation in Mt Elgon District recounted their ordeal to the truth team. Those attending the hearings were moved to tears when the victims narrated how the SLDF tortured and killed their family and friends.

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TJRC Team moved to Tears The Star, Pg 16
Thursday, 07 Jul 2011

The family of the former Nairobi University Student leader Tito Adungosi Oloo moved the TJRC to tears as they narrated their trauma following his killing. The student leader was arrested and tortured to death for his involvement with the aborted 1982 coup attempt. The

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