Interview with Dr. Agnes Callamard, United Nations Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions

In February 2020, Dr. Agnes Callamard, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions attended the conference ‘Every Voice Matters – collaborative approaches to safety in Nairobi’s urban settlements’ on an academic visit. In this interview, she speaks with PBI about what human rights activists have shared about the human rights situation in Kenya, impunity, and the role of the international community. She emphasizes the resilience and commitment of the mothers of the victims, youth, and human rights defenders, in the urban settlements.

PBI-Kenya notes toolkit organizer Victor’s work distributing water containers during the pandemic

On April 13, the Peace Brigades International-Kenya Project posted, “WHRD Toolkit Organizers are supporting their communities to stay safe during the COVID-19 outbreak.”

They then introduce us to Victor, popularly known as V-slim, and note: “He goes door to door distributing water containers, food items. He also talks with the community on the importance of maintaining high standards of hygiene and social distancing.”

Water is a human right and especially essential during the pandemic.

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