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Category : TJRC
The TJRC Guide on Hearings The Star, Pg 5
Wednesday, 22 Jun 2011

The Truth Justice and Reconciliation Commission in its effort to promote peace, justice, national unity, healing, reconciliation anddignity among the people of Kenya, has published a schedule of when the hearings will be held, the commissioners to sit at the hearings

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TJRC told State Approved Punishment. The Standard, Pg 8
Friday, 17 Jun 2011

A secret report by an intelligence official who was part of the team that visited Wajir a few days before the Massacre, has  indicated that the operation was a strategy to end banditry in the area. Mr Paul Murimi a former special branch officer reported that the

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I learnt about Wagalla Masscre in Parliament. The Star, Pg 3
Thursday, 16 Jun 2011

A former Parmanent Secretary in the office of the Internal Security and Provincial Administration James Mathenge, has told the truth commission that he learnt about the Wajir killings from parliament. Mathenge who led the National Intelligence Committee to visit Wajir

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Top Spy Denies Visiting team Planned Killings The Star, Pg 3
Friday, 17 Jun 2011

A former intelligence officer PM Murimi appearing before the Truth Commission, testified that the killings only took place a day after they left Wajir was coincidence. Murimi claimed that the did not get wind of the operation and added that the meeting with the KIC wa

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I will not Apologise former PC Tells Commission. The People, Pg 4
Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011

The Truth Commission was stunned to learn that a former Provincial Commissioner Benson Kaaria is not apologetic over the Wagalla massacre. According to him he says that the operation was successful despite the unfortunate episode where people lost their lives and scor

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Ex-PC to Explain the Wagalla Massacre The Star, Pg 2
Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011

Former area PC Benson Kaaria will appear before the Truth Commission today. Kaaria who has been attending the hearing since they begun two weeks ago  will be expected to explain his role in the infamous killings. Evidence by past witnesses and researched unit ind

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TJRC: Orders came from above The Sunday Nation, Pg 12
Sunday, 12 Jun 2011

With conflicting testimonies from witnesses, the commission has learnt that the operation that led to the death of 57 members of the Degodia clan at an Airstrip, was ordered by the office of the president, the ministry of internal security, and a chain of command had

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TJRC: Truth will come out. The Star, Pg 2
Monday, 13 Jun 2011

The Truth commission has said that no matter how slow the process may seem to be taking, the truth will come out. This they say is asa result of having interviewed all the people mentioned in connection with the massacre. On Thursday the former Wajir DC David Mativo h

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