Kenya appeal court

Three decades later, former Kenyan air force member may sue for torture – appeal court

In a major new decision, Kenya’s court of appeal has ruled that a claim alleging torture under a previous regime may be heard – even though it is more than 30 years since the events involved. The case concerns Michael Kibuti, a previous member of the armed forces, who was tortured and then discharged after a court martial following a failed coup in 1982.

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The allegations made by Michael Kibuti do not make for easy reading.

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