This Friday, in Nairobi, the Kenya National Commission for Human Rights will release its documentation to date of the human rights violations and breaches of international humanitarian law that have occurred in the post-election period.
Friday, 25th January, 2008 at 10.00 A.M
KNCHR offices, 1st Floor, CVS Plaza, Lenana Rd, Nairobi.
KNCHR Secretary, Mburu Gitu
Shailja Patel is a Kenyan poet, writer and theatre artist who has performed at venues from New York's Lincoln Center to the Zanzibar International Film Festival. Patel's first full-length show, Migritude, premiered in the San Francisco Bay Area, and toured Kenya to critical acclaim in 2007. The show was selected as the subject of the 2007 season premiere of SPARK! – KQED TV's award-winning arts programme .Patel's work has received awards from, among others, the Ford Foundation, the National Performance Network, and Indian American Women Empowered. Most recently, she is a founding member of Kenyans for Peace with Truth and Justice, a coalition of Kenyan citizens and legal, governance, and human rights organizations, working towards a viable peace in the Kenya Crisis stemming from the December 2007 elections.