There have been more than 1,800 cases of human rights violations in the country since the year began.
Speaking during the release of a quarterly report on the State of the Nation in Nakuru County, civil rights organization Haki Africa said the country performed dismally in safeguarding the rights of its citizens. Between January and March this year a total of 1,895 cases of human rights violations have been recorded, an increase of more than 30 percent, compared to the cases reported at a similar time last year. Haki Africa has also noted the increase in gang activities with there being more than 40 criminal organizations in Mombasa alone. Reports of extrajudicial killings also taking place in urban informal settlements in Nakuru, Mombasa and Nairobi.
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