The Role Of Police In Human Rights Abuse When Effectin Arrests In Kenya

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TABLE OF CONTENT

DECLARATION ............................................................................................................................ ii

APPROVAL .................................................................................................................................. iii

DEDICATION ............................................................................................................................... iv

ACI

ABBREVIATIONS ....................................................................................................................... vi

CHAPTER ONE ............................................................................................................................ 1

1.0 INTRODUCTION ..................................................................................................................... 1

1.1BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY ........................................................................................... 2

1.2 Staten1ent ofthe problen1 ........................................................................................................... 3

1.3 JUSTIFICATION OF THE RESEARCH ................................................................................. 3

1.4 OBJECTIVES ............................................................................................................................ 3

1.5 RESEARCH QUESTIONS ....................................................................................................... 4

1.6 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY .............................................................................................. 4

1.6.1 RESEARCH DESIGN ............................................................................................................ 4

1.7 SCOPE OF THE STUDY .......................................................................................................... 4

1.8 HYPOTHESIS ........................................................................................................................... 5

1.9 LITERATURE REVIEW .......................................................................................................... 5

1.9.1 Human Rights and Policing .................................................................................................... 5

1.9.1.1 Police Powers and Functions and Human Rights ................................................................ 6

1.9.1.2 The Relationship between Human Rights and Policing ...................................................... 6

1.9.3 Police in human rights protection ........................................................................................... 7

1.9.4 Human rights and arrests ........................................................................................................ 7

1.10 Chapter Breakdown ................................................................................................................. 7

1.11 CONCLUSION ........................................................................................................................ 8

CHAPTER TW0 ........................................................................................................................... 9

2.0 Introduction ................................................................................................................................ 9

2.1 Concept of Human Rights ......................................................................................................... 9

2.2 The Police ................................................................................................................................ 13

2.2.1 Police and the 2010 Constitution .......................................................................................... 18

2.3 HUMAN RIGHTS AND THE POLICE ................................................................................. 19

2.3.1 Police Actions and Human Rights ........................................................................................ 20

2.4 CONCLUSION ........................................................................................................................ 25

CHAPTER THREE .................................................................................................................... . 26

3.0 INTRODUCTION ................................................................................................................... 26

3.1 UNDERSTANDING ARREST ............................................................................................... 26

3.1.1 Power To Arrest Without A Warrant.. .................................................................................. 28

3.2 USE OF FORCE AND FIREARMS WHEN EFFECTING ARRESTS ................................. 29

3.2.lkey Human Rights Principles Relating To The Use Of Force And Firearms ....................... 30

CONCLUSION .............................................................................................................................. 34

CliAPTER FOUR ....................................................................................................................... 35

FACE 0 1F ARRESTS IN KENYA ............................................................................................... 35

4.0 INTI-<.ODUCTION ................................................................................................................... 35

4.0.1 Arbitrary arrests .................................................................................................................... 35

4.0.2 Trade of justice ..................................................................................................................... 3 7

4.0.3 Use of Unreasonable Force and Firearms leading to death .................................................. 38

4.0.4 Torture, cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment ............................................................... 39

4.1 CONCLUSION ........................................................................................................................ 40

CHAPTER 5 ................................................................................................................................. 41

SUMMARY OF FINDINGS, DISCUSSION, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS

....................................................................................................................................................... 41

5.0 INTRODUCTION ................................................................................................................... 41

5.1 SUMMARY OF FINDINGS ................................................................................................... 41

5.2 DISCUSSION .......................................................................................................................... 42

5.3 CONCLUSION ........................................................................................................................ 43

5.4 CHALLENGES FACED DURING THE STUDY ................................................................ .43

5.5 RECOMMENDATIONS ......................................................................................................... 44

5.5.1 Introduction ........................................................................................................................... 44

REFERENCES ............................................................................................................................ 47

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W, K (2021). The Role Of Police In Human Rights Abuse When Effectin Arrests In Kenya. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-police-in-human-rights-abuse-when-effectin-arrests-in-kenya

MLA 8th

W, KIBUNJA "The Role Of Police In Human Rights Abuse When Effectin Arrests In Kenya" Afribary. Afribary, 11 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-police-in-human-rights-abuse-when-effectin-arrests-in-kenya. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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W, KIBUNJA . "The Role Of Police In Human Rights Abuse When Effectin Arrests In Kenya". Afribary, Afribary, 11 Jun. 2021. Web. 25 Jul. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-police-in-human-rights-abuse-when-effectin-arrests-in-kenya >.

Chicago

W, KIBUNJA . "The Role Of Police In Human Rights Abuse When Effectin Arrests In Kenya" Afribary (2021). Accessed July 25, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-police-in-human-rights-abuse-when-effectin-arrests-in-kenya