“I was very proud of him, his hard work started at a young age. He paid school fees for himself until he finished his secondary education. I never had to worry about him,” Said Isaac Manywa. Peter Ndegwa, a 19-year-old
Silas Owiti Lebo, a 17-year-old, was meant to sit his final year examination in Barding High School, Siaya County on 31 October 2017 but was killed before that could happen. During the August 2017 General Elections, he had travelled to
Kayole, a slum in Nairobi Eastlands, is the home to Effa Andenyi Kwedno and her family. A mother of eight, two of them mercilessly killed by the police. She narrates the story how Robert Akanda Kwendo, nicknamed “Boss”, her son
My son was my help. I have stopped going to the market as it brings back the memories of my son’s killing. It overwhelms me. -Nura’s mother To many in Nairobi, Kiamaiko in Eastlands is synonymous with goat meat and
Data Source: Missing Voices
The Missing Voices methodology used set definitions and a standardized criterion, which are rigid to ensure consistency, validity and accuracy in the numbers being reported. The figures are not a true reflection of the extent of extrajudicial executions and enforced disappearances in Kenya. The figure could have been higher but there is no existing official database of police killings or enforced disappearances. These numbers are those which have met the evidentiary threshold set by the methodology.