Statements & Letters

KPTJ voices concern over DPP nomination to the speaker of the national assembly

KPTJ voices concern over DPP nomination to the speaker of the national assembly

The letter is addressed to the Speaker of the National Assembly detailing the various concerns with the nomination of Keriako…

Civil Society Statement On The Process Of Vetting For The Chief Justice, Deputy Chief Justice And Director Of Public Prosecutions

Civil Society Statement On The Process Of Vetting For The Chief Justice, Deputy Chief Justice And Director Of Public Prosecutions

JUNE 8 2011: We have come together as a group of Kenyan civil society organisations to express our views and…

Letter to  the speaker on the nomination of Keriako Tobiko as DPP

Letter to the speaker on the nomination of Keriako Tobiko as DPP

AfriCOG, on behalf of KPTJ, would herewith like to appeal for your assistance in addressing the issue of nomination of …

Letter to JSC congratulating them on CJ & DCJ nomination proccess

Letter to JSC congratulating them on CJ & DCJ nomination proccess

We are writing to commend you on your nomination of Dr.Willy Mutunga to the position of Chief Justice of Kenya….

Submission to the National Dialogue and Reconciliation Team, March 25, 2010

Submission to the National Dialogue and Reconciliation Team, March 25, 2010

There have been numerous instances of extra-judicial killings and torture of suspects, in most cases; no tangible action has been…

KPTJ Press Statement on the implementation of the waki report

KPTJ Press Statement on the implementation of the waki report

Nairobi, October 30: We note the rare unity of the political class in dismissing the report of the Commission of…

KPTJ Statement on Human Rights Council Meeting – Durban 2009

KPTJ Statement on Human Rights Council Meeting – Durban 2009

We take great exception to the flippant tone and guileful dishonesty the Government of Kenya has initially adopted in its…

Statement on Hon Ms Martha Karua’s Resignation as Minister for Justice and Constitutional Affairs

Statement on Hon Ms Martha Karua’s Resignation as Minister for Justice and Constitutional Affairs

Nairobi April 6, 2009: Kenyans for Peace with Truth and Justice (KPTJ) would like to state as follows:The resignation of…

Statement on the state of fundamental freedoms in Kenya

Statement on the state of fundamental freedoms in Kenya

The events of the past three days compel us to evaluate the state of fundamental freedoms in Kenya, and the…

Response to Jorgen Elklit’s Rebuttal to KPTJ’s Criticism of IREC

Response to Jorgen Elklit’s Rebuttal to KPTJ’s Criticism of IREC

Elklit argues in his “rebuttal” that purposive sampling was the only feasible option for IREC, given its  mandate. KPTJ disagrees…