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  • KNCHR Chairperson Ms. Kagwiria Mbogori and Commissioners George Morara and Suzanne Chivusia address a press conference at our offices to condemn the extrajudicial killings that took place in Changamwe, Mombasa County on 30th July 2014

    KNCHR Chairperson Ms. Kagwiria Mbogori and Commissioners George Morara and Suzanne Chivusia address a press conference at our offices to condemn the extrajudicial killings that took place in Changamwe, Mombasa County on 30th July 2014

  • Zimbabwe Heads of Christian Denomination Delegation led by Bishop Ishmael Mukuwanda (in purple) are welcomed by KNCHR Commissioner Suzzane Shatikha(in a red scurf) for a discussion on reparation processes. Looking on are other KNCHR Heads of Departments.

    Zimbabwe Heads of Christian Denomination Delegation led by Bishop Ishmael Mukuwanda (in purple) are welcomed by KNCHR Commissioner Suzzane Shatikha(in a red scurf) for a discussion on reparation processes. Looking on are other KNCHR Heads of Departments.

  • KNCHR Vice Chair George Morara addresses a public forum in Kibera as precursor activities for International day in support of victims of torture celebrated every June 26th

    KNCHR Vice Chair George Morara addresses a public forum in Kibera as precursor activities for International day in support of victims of torture celebrated every June 26th

  • Members of the public listen to different speakers at the public forum in Kibera

    Members of the public listen to different speakers at the public forum in Kibera

  • From right, FIDA - Kenya

    From right, FIDA - Kenya's representative Christine Ochieng, KNCHR's Commissioner Suzanne Chivusia and Vice Chair George Morara, ICJ's George Kegoro and IMLU's Peter Kiama, KHRC's Lilian Kantai during press conference on insecurity.

  • KNCHR Chairperson Ms. Kagwiria Mbogori 4th from right is flanked by civil society representatives in a Joint press conference on Operation usalama watch

    KNCHR Chairperson Ms. Kagwiria Mbogori 4th from right is flanked by civil society representatives in a Joint press conference on Operation usalama watch

Welcome to KNCHR

The Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR) welcomes members of the public to be partakers of the journey of promoting and protecting human rights for all. A public institution, KNCHR operates on an open door and non discrimination policy that allows Kenyans to freely report any cases of rights violations as well as celebrate gains in the human rights sector. We are non partisan institution that ensures transparency in the work we do. We continuously educate members of the public, state officers and other non state actors on their rights and how these should be respected and also to respect the rights of others.

KNCHR successfully defends widow in extra judicial court case 

Friday 4th July, as our American comrades were celebrating Independence Day, celebrations abound at KNCHR offices following a two year court battle over an extra judicial killing of a father and son by police officers in Kawangware. Mrs Joyce Nyanchama was awarded sh 2 million on each account of loss, herein amounting to Kenya shillings 4 million for the loss of her husband and son in the hands of security agents. Read more...

Petition presented to the National Assembly

The Kenya National Commission on Human Rights ( KNCHR) with other  Human rights Actors / Organizations have presented a petition to the National Assembly seeking the establishment of a parliamentary select committee to investigate recent incidents of insecurity in Kenya. Click here to download the petition 


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