Annual Report: Kenya 2013

May 23, 2013

Annual Report: Kenya 2013

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Death penalty

No executions were carried out in the country, but at least 21 death sentences were imposed throughout the year. The Kenya Defence Forces Act, passed in 2012, allowed for members of Kenya's Defence Forces being sentenced to death for a range of offences, including treachery, spying, aiding the enemy, assisting the enemy with intelligence information and unlawfully advocating for a change of government.

Amnesty International visits/reports

  • Amnesty International visited Kenya in January, October and December.
  • Kenya: Submission to the Human Rights Committee, July 2012 (AFR 32/002/2012)