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Aynsley Genga is a JURIST Staff Correspondent in Kenya. She reports from Nairobi.  Today is a sad day for Kenya. Today Chebukati, chairman of the IEBC, this country’s electoral commission, basically made a mockery of the Kenyan electoral process. He has done it so shamelessly, so much so that many have been left wondering where [...]

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Afghan law students and young lawyers in Afghanistan have been reporting on the ground since the Taliban took Kabul in August 2021. Here, a women lawyer in Kabul speaks on the plight of female lawyers still in the country. For privacy and security reasons, we are withholding our correspondent’s name. The text (translated from the [...]

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Afghan law students and young lawyers in Afghanistan have been reporting on the ground from that country since the Taliban took Kabul in August 2021. Here, one of our correspondents in Kabul considers some of the changes that have taken place in Afghanistan over the past year. For privacy and security reasons, we are withholding [...]

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Aynsley Genga is a JURIST Staff Correspondent in Kenya.  On Tuesday, Kenyans went to the polls in general elections and are now waiting for the tallied results. A lot has happened during this period. In fact, too much has happened that has just left the majority of the populace feeling either tense or exasperated. Tension [...]

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Canadian law students are reporting for JURIST on national and international developments in and affecting Canada. Mélanie Cantin is JURIST’s Chief Correspondent for Canada and a 2L at the University of Ottawa. On Saturday, the Newfoundland and Labrador provincial government declared a state of emergency due to what are being called the province’s worst forest [...]

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Belarusian law students enrolled at European Humanities University are filing reports with JURIST on current circumstances in Belarus under the constitutionally-disputed presidency of Alexander Lukashenka. Here, one of them comments on the August 9 two-year anniversary of the fraudulent presidential election that prompted mass demonstrations against the regime. For privacy and security reasons, we are [...]

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Aynsley Genga is a JURIST Staff Correspondent in Kenya.  Kenya is now a day away from its general elections, and political rallies are over. Saturday was actually the last day for any campaigns or rallies to be conducted. In the lead-up to the weekend political parties were therefore busy making sure they had perfect venues [...]

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The former director of a Nairobi-area orphanage and children’s home was sentenced Thursday to 100 years in prison for defiling minors, in a case that has drawn national attention in Kenya. Twenty-nine year old Stephen Nzuki Mutisya of the SCREAMS (Save the Children Reconciliation Education and Assistance Ministry) Africa Safe Child Home was convicted by [...]

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Kenya’s presidential debate was held this week at the Catholic University for Eastern Africa (CEUA) in Nairobi and it was divided into two tiers. The first tier was to be between presidential candidates whose popularity ratings, based on three recent opinion polls, stand below 5 percent, while the second tier involved candidates who have polled [...]

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