Nairobi Public Debate on Security and Justice

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On 21 August 2014, the Institute for War and Peace Reporting and the Wayamo Communication Foundation hosted a panel discussion on the struggle for justice and security in Kenya at Strathmore University in Nairobi.

The debate was streamed live from the Strathmore University Auditorium at

This was the seventh in a series of public debates hosted by IWPR and Wayamo under the banner, and featured both Kenyan and international panellists including:

• Bashir Haji Abdullaih, Security Analyst and retired military officer of the rank of a Major

• Christopher Gitari, International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ), Nairobi

• Tom Ojienda, former Commissioner of the Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission (TJRC), member of the Judicial Service Commission

• Hanif Vally, former Chief Legal Adviser for the South African TRC and Deputy Director, Foundation for Human Rights, Johannesburg

The panel discussion was open to the general public and moderator Bettina Ambach, Director of the Wayamo Foundation, invited the audience to ask questions and make comments throughout the debate.

Click here for Photos (by Muthoni Njuki, Wayamo).