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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