The Bankruptcy of Peace, and of the Constitution, in Kenya

The Constitution of Kenya, 2010, is transformative, to say the least. It is however bankrupt on peace, so is the country. The word ‘peace’ appears a paltry four times in the Constitution; firstly in the Preamble, secondly in Article 37 on the right to ‘peaceable’ demonstrations, thirdly in Article 238 (1) on threats to national…

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