Miguna’s woes: A tactic from Kenya’s repressive history

Lawyer Miguna Miguna (centre) engages with other Nasa members at Kajiado Law Courts on February 6, 2018, where he was arraigned. Miguna was himself a victim of the political repression of the 1980s and 1990s. PHOTO | KANYIRI WAHITO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • After the right to life, the right to citizenship is foundational and allows the enjoyment of other rights.
  • In the absence of a constructive engagement, repression is the only way in which Jubilee will continue to maintain itself in power.

The government has struggled to justify its astonishing decision to deport Miguna Miguna to Canada, thus revoking his birthright Kenyan citizenship.

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