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