• 13 Oct 2017
    Police violence in the slums of Kenya: “I learned that he had been shot down by a police officer” is a short documentary with Kenyan human rights defender Stephen Mwangi from Mathare Social Justice Centre (MSJC).
  • 5 Sep 2017
    Stephen Mwangi, one of our partners from Mathare Social Justice Centre - MSJC, interviewed by main Dutch broadcaster during his visit to The Netherlands. During his stay in Europe, Peace Brigades International - The Netherlands was able to organise a mini speaker tour in Utrecht, The Hague, Amsterdam and Brussels during which Stephen was able to shed light on the ongoing challenges of life in the urban settlements of Nairobi.
  • 1 Jul 2017
    23rd June marked the one year anniversary of the murder of human rights lawyer Willie Kimani, along with his client, Josephat Mwenda and driver, Joseph Muiruri. Civil society organisations organised the Machozi Ya Jana (Tears of Yesterday) campaign against extrajudicial killings, highlighting instances and cases of these crimes, as well as bringing members and law enforcers together to dialogue, in order to end the situation.
  • 30 Aug 2016
    Mathare-based human rights defender Ruth Mumbi and her family recently reached an important milestone in the search for justice for the alledged extrajudicial killing (EJK) of Mumbi’s brother-in-law Stephen Gichuru in May 2015.
  • 29 Aug 2016
    In August, PBI Kenya facilitated a meeting between the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and Mathare Social Justice Centre (MSJC).
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