AFO urges to uphold Human Rights of Refugees in Kenya

(Advocacy for Oromia, Press Release, 9 April 2014) Advocacy for Oromia requests the Government of Kenya to ensure that the law enforcement agencies to uphold the rights of all those arrested and to treat them in a humane and non-discriminatory manner.

The press release also emphasizes  the need of  internal investigations for the breach of the police department orders as issued by the department.

Advocacy for Oromia understands the security concerns of the Government of Kenya and the steps taken to protect the people who live in the country including asylum-seekers and refugees.

As the government does its search to secure the country, at the same time,  they have to “to uphold the rights of all those arrested and to treat them in a humane and non-discriminatory manner.”  to respect the International law and  human rights.

Advocacy for Oromia has been informed that those arrested are held at various police stations as well as at the Kasarani Stadium in a very poor harsh condition.

Press Release Advocacy for Oromia




About advocacy4oromia

The aim of Advocacy for Oromia-A4O is to advocate for the people’s causes to bring about beneficial outcomes in which the people able to resolve to their issues and concerns to control over their lives. Advocacy for Oromia may provide information and advice in order to assist people to take action to resolve their own concerns. It is engaged in promoting and advancing causes of disadvantaged people to ensure that their voice is heard and responded to. The organisation also committed to assist the integration of people with refugee background in the Australian society through the provision of culturally-sensitive services.

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