In memory of Dan Ole Sapit

It was with enormous sorrow that the Forest Peoples Programme heard the news that Dan passed away unexpectedly in early February. The entire FPP team offers and expresses our sorrow at this untimely news, and our sympathy and sorrow for his widow and children.

Indígena sengwer asesinado a tiros por guardias financiados por la UE

Robert Kirotich, de 41 años de edad, ha sido asesinado hoy por guardias financiados por la UE que trabajan para el Servicio Forestal de Kenia (KFS por sus siglas en inglés). Los guardias se llevaron otro hombre herido, David Kipkosgei Kiptilkesi, y su estado es desconocido.

Call to respond to the threats to the Sengwer

A powerful press conference was held this morning, 4 January 2018, in Nairobi, attended by over 20 press representatives and 26 Sengwer community members. Milka Chepkorir and Yator Kiptum spoke powerfully about the suffering their Sengwer community are experiencing at the hands of the Kenya Forest Service.