KENYA: Compromised media is not telling truth about @MigunaMiguna torture by @UKenyatta
A correction to the compromised media.
Many aspects of reports in the local media are inaccurate and distorted.
No one gave me passport application forms to fill. I couldn’t have torn a document I was not given. What I was given and tore at 2:30pm on March 27, 2018 – not in the morning as falsely claimed by the despots and your compromised media – was a citizenship application form.
I am a Kenyan by birth who has never renounced his citizenship. Justice Luka Kimaru nullified Matiang’i’s illegal bureaucratic fiats relating to my citizenship and passport. He further ordered Matiang’i and Kihalangwa to deliver my VALID Kenyan passport to the court.
Justice Chacha Mwita also ordered Matiang’i and Kihalangwa to issue me with a new Kenyan passport without the requirement of applying for the same. Justice Mawita also ordered Matiang’i and Kihalangwa to FACILITATE my re-entry to Kenya as a Kenyan; not as a foreigner, tourist or visitor.
In addition, Matiang’i suspended visa requirements from visitors from western nations last month.
In other words, the despots are treating me far worse than they treat aliens.
As well, I never made “a dash at the exit of the JKIA;” nor did I attempt to “leave the airport by force.”
The thugs in uniform and civilian clothes violently stopped me and Raila Odinga as we approached the exit. We were holding hands. H.E. Raila Odinga wasn’t speaking on the phone at the time.
I will never negotiate over my inalienable rights.
Citizenship by birth is a sancrosant right that I will never allow anyone to abrogate.
This is the third day I am being held in incommunicado illegal detention despite 10 court orders directing that I be released unconditionally.
Finally, the unfettered right of a citizen to hold a passport and travel in or outside the country unhindered is another right I will not negotiate over.
Dr. Miguna Miguna
Toilet at Terminal 2,
A Statement on my continued incommunicado detention by the despots in violation of numerous court orders.
By Dr. Miguna Miguna, at a toilet located at terminal 2, domestic arrivals , March 28, 2018.
Yesterday, my advocates obtained an order from the High Court directing the Cabinet Secretary for Interior and Cordination of National Government, Fred Matiang’i, Director of Immigration, Gordon Kihalangwa, the Inspector General of Police, Joseph Bounett, Director of Criminal Investigations, George Kinoti, head of the Flying Squad, Said Kiprotich, the OCPD for JKIA, and the Attorney General to release me forthwith from incommunicado detention.
The High Court also ordered that I appear before the duty judge today, March 28th at 9am, together with the above mentioned parties.
Despite the court order and as they have done consistently before, the respondents have not released me.
They have locked out my lawyers from accessing me since my illegal detention last evening. They also unsuccessfully attempted to evade service of the court order.
In full view of the media and therefore the entire world, the respondents physically assaulted me, tore my clothes, refused to allow me to re-enter Kenya, abducted me and attempted to force me to fly out to Dubai without any documentation whatsoever.
I have been illegally detained incommunicado without charge or legal justification since March 26th.
I am detained inside a tiny and filthy toilet without access to basic hygiene and necessities of life. The respondents haven’t provided me with food, water and medical attention in addition to not according me my right to counsel.
I have no access to a bathroom and I have not taken a shower since Sunday, March 25th. The toilet where I am being held has no shower or bathtub. There is only hot water in the toilet, hence, I am also unable to wash my face and brush my teeth.
Although there are numerous court orders that nullified the respondents’ purported revocation of my citizenship and passport and ordered them to return or issue me with a new Kenyan passport and facilitate my return to Kenya as a citizen, the respondents have outrageously insisted that I can only enter Kenya as a foreigner on a conditional visa.
I wish to make it clear that I will not permit the respondents to continue violating my constitutional and legal rights through arbitrary bureaucratic fiats.
I urge Kenyans to strongly resist the increasing authoritarianism by the Jubilee regime and to join forces with the National Revolutionary Movement (NRM) against what is clearly a desperate attempt to establish a party dictatorial state.
We must struggle together and defeat the despots. The time is now!
– Dr. Miguna Miguna March 28, 2018 at 10:34AM