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Kenyan minister challenges UK ban in High Court

[JURIST] Kenyan Transport Minister Chris Murungaru has asked the UK High Court [UK Court Service website] to review a July UK government decision to ban [BBC News report] him from entering the country. British authorities did not announce the reason [Nation report] for the ban, but it has been widely speculated that it was due to Murungaru's links to corruption [JURIST report]. He was involved in several public disputes with former UK High Commissioner in Kenya Sir Edward Clay, who has been critical of the Kenyan government's record on corruption. Murungaru had been traveling frequently to the UK for medical treatment following surgery in April, and his attorneys argued that the ban violated his human rights. BBC News has more.

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