Kenyan activists protest against extra-judicial killings by police officers in Mathare slum, a hotspot for summary 'executions' of suspected criminals allegedly by a police hit squad in Nairobi on April 13, 2022.
Kenyan activists protest against extra-judicial killings by police officers in Mathare slum, a hotspot for summary 'executions' of suspected criminals allegedly by a police hit squad in Nairobi on April 13, 2022. © Tony Karumba/AFP via Getty Images

Human Rights, African Stories - Podcast

IWPR's Frontline Updates – unique insights from our network of local reporters and updates from our programmes.

Human Rights, African Stories is part of IWPR’s Africa Resilience Network Project, and features journalists, communicators, and campaigners talking about their work promoting human rights.

But it’s also about stories.

•  Why are killer cops harassing young men in informal settlements in Nairobi?
•  How did a barroom brawl end in extrajudicial killings?
•  And what links bandits to child malnutrition in Northern Nigeria?

 

A six-part podcast series, each episode comes out every Friday, and is available on major podcasting platforms. 

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There were more cases of extrajudicial executions and enforced disappearances in Kenya in 2021 than during any other period in history – 43 according to the latest report.
There were more cases of extrajudicial executions and enforced disappearances in Kenya in 2021 than during any other period in history – 43 according to the latest report. © Tony Karumba/AFP via Getty Images
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