Clamour to open up Nyayo House torture chambers

Nyayo Torture Chambers

Youth at the Nyayo House Torture Chambers in Nairobi on February 18, 2020.  A campaign has been launched to revoke or repeal Legal Notice No. 11 of 1991, which to date lists sections of Nyayo House as protected areas.

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What you need to know:

  • The former detainees say Legal Notice No. 11 of 1991 remains a stumbling block in the conversion of the former torture chambers to a monument or museum.

 On the afternoon of May 21, 1986, Paddy Onyango, a 25-year-old teacher, was taking Form Four students at Ogada Secondary School through CRE lessons on the Exodus of the children of Israel from bondage in Egypt.


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