Kenya marks International Day of Victims of Enforced Disappearances

International Day of Victims of Enforced Disappearances

Kenya Monday joined the international community to mark the International Day of Victims of Enforced Disappearances.

Hussein Khalid CEO Haki Africa said while people keep disappearing, the authorities are doing little to find the lost ones despite evidence in some cases.

Missing voices Kenya a group of organisations that highlight issues of extra judicial killings in the country say five cases of enforced disappearance and 13 cases of extrajudicial killings have been recorded between 2019-2021.

On his twitter Inspector General of Police Hillary Mutyambai said while there exist no internal mechanisms to deal with instances of excessive use of force, every officer will be  held personally liable for any loss of life.

  

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