Torture As Human Rights Violation A Case Study Of Kenya Since IndePendence To Date

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ABSTRACT

This research addresses torture and other lc,rms or ill-treatment under treaty-based, international.

regional. and national Im,-: crimes or torture and duties o!' states to either initiate prosecution or

extradite all persons ol' any status who arc reasonably accused: the definition or torture and

related criteria; types or unlawful tactics and serial torture criminality

Torture has regained currency and has been subject of' scholarly debates. "Prohibition of"tor/ure ·

is recognized in International Law but yet it is being practiced in a significant number or

societies. This dissertation thercl<,re. is an attempt to explore whether this status is being

respected in reality.

This publication. presents a detailed review or how the victims or torture engaged courts with a

vie,, to pursuing _justice and promoting human rights. It also captures other related cases and

incidents or torture experienced al the national and international levels.

This publication traces torture from the colonial regime through the post-independence regimes

under Presidents .101110 Kenyal!a, Daniel Arap Moi and the current Mwai Kibaki. It shm,s how

successive colonial and post colonial regimes made torture a \vcapon of choice and encouraged a

vicious cycle or impunity ,vhich cul111inatcd in 111ajor hu111an rights violations from I 960s to date.

It comes out clear that it was the systc111ic torture condoned and practiced by the colonial and

Krnyalta regimes that the Moi and Kibaki regi111es 111anaged to perfect as an instrument lill" political manoeuvring and managing political resistance

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APA

SSA, R (2021). Torture As Human Rights Violation A Case Study Of Kenya Since IndePendence To Date. Afribary.com: Retrieved June 18, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/torture-as-human-rights-violation-a-case-study-of-kenya-since-independence-to-date

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Research, SSA. "Torture As Human Rights Violation A Case Study Of Kenya Since IndePendence To Date" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 04 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/torture-as-human-rights-violation-a-case-study-of-kenya-since-independence-to-date . Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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Research, SSA. "Torture As Human Rights Violation A Case Study Of Kenya Since IndePendence To Date". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 04 Jun. 2021. Web. 18 Jun. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/torture-as-human-rights-violation-a-case-study-of-kenya-since-independence-to-date >.

Chicago

Research, SSA. "Torture As Human Rights Violation A Case Study Of Kenya Since IndePendence To Date" Afribary.com (2021). Accessed June 18, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/torture-as-human-rights-violation-a-case-study-of-kenya-since-independence-to-date