Mathare Forum on Accountability and Justice

kotarski Kenya’s International and Organised Crimes Division, Public Debates and Town Hall Meetings

Following the announcement by the Chief Justice of the Republic of Kenya of his intention to establish an International and Organised Crimes Division of the Kenyan High Court, the Wayamo Foundation and the Ghetto Foundation organised a forum with community leaders from Mathare to discuss the IOCD and how to improve access to justice in the community.

Mathare is one of the oldest slum neighbourhoods in Nairobi and was one of the areas affected by Kenya’s 2007-08 post-election violence.

Master of Ceremonies:

  • Smarter (Dominic Osiemo), Radio Presenter, Ghetto Radio



  • Hon. Rev. Samuel Kobia, Judicial Service Commission and Chair of the IOCD Committee
  • Sammy Gitau Iregi, Paralegal and Human Rights activist
  • Bobby Mkangi, Independent Legal Consultant


All photos by Matt Rhodes, Wayamo.