The Sengwer Indigenous People have suffered severe human rights violations at the hands of the Kenyan Government.
Calls are being made for the Finnish government to suspend a €9.5 million fund to the Kenya Forest Service because of escalating human rights abuses of the country’s indigenous Sengwer people.
17 January 2018: The European Union has suspended a multi-million euro project in the face of mounting evidence that its funds were being used to carry out violent human rights abuses.
Uni Eropa telah menangguhkan projek senilai jutaan Euro dengan adanya semakin banyak bukti bahwa dana tersebut digunakan untuk melakukan pelanggaran hak asasi manusia dengan kekerasan.
41-year-old Robert Kirotich has today been shot by EU-funded guards working for the Kenya Forestry Service. Another wounded man, David Kipkosgei Kiptilkesi was taken away by the guards and his condition unknown.
Robert Kirotich yang berusia 41 tahun hari ini ditembak mati oleh penjaga hutan yang didanai UE yang bekerja untuk Dinas Kehutanan Kenya. David Kipkosgei Kiptilkesi, seorang lainnya, terluka dan dibawa pergi oleh para penjaga dan kondisinya masih belum diketahui.
Three independent experts appointed by the UN have expressed concerns about recent reports that indigenous Sengwer peoples in western Kenya have been attacked and forcibly evicted from their homes.
Nairobi, December 29, 2017 – In a remote region of Kenya this week, a government agency — flush with funds from the European Union—is sending armed security guards house to house