Kriegler and Waki Reports on Elections v. List of Acronyms. AIDS. Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. AP. Administration Police. CIPEV. Commission. Report of the Commission of Inquiry into Post Election Violence (CIPEV). Imprint: Nairobi: Govt. Printer, ; Physical description: xv, p.: ill. ; 25 cm. This resource pack is a simplified version of the report of the Commission of Inquiry into Post Election Violence (CIPEV), , popularly known as the Waki.
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Often individual members of the state security agencies were also guilty of acts of violence and gross violations of the rreport rights of the citizens. RSS – Subscribe to information finely tuned to your needs. These were systematic attacks on Kenyans based on their ethnicity and their political leanings.
However, the violence that shook Kenya after the general elections was unprecedented. Previously violence around election periods concentrated in a smaller number of districts mainly in Rift Valley, Western, and Coast Provinces.
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Executive Summary The mandate of the Commission of Inquiry into Post-Election Violence CIPEV was to investigate the facts and circumstances surrounding the violence, the conduct of state security agencies in their handling of it, and to make recommendations concerning these and other matters.
To repogt the cycle of impunity which is at the heart of the post-election violence, the report recommends the creation of a special tribunal with the mandate to prosecute crimes committed as a result of post-election violence. The mandate of the Commission of Inquiry into Post-Election Violence CIPEV was to investigate the facts and circumstances surrounding the violence, the conduct of state security agencies in their handling of it, and to make recommendations concerning these and other matters.
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Ongoing Primary country Kenya Content format: Odinga and many international observers claimed the elections were at least partially manipulated. This free-for-all was made possible by the lawlessness stemming from an apparent collapse of state institutions and security forces.
However, in most parts of the country affected by the violence, failure on the part of the Kenya Police and the Provincial Administration to act on intelligence and other early warning signs contributed to the escalation of the violence. Tools API – Real-time data stream to power next-generation apps. While the National Security Intelligence Service seemed to possess actionable intelligence on the likelihood of violence in many parts of the country, it was not clear whether and through which channel such intelligence was shared with operational security agencies.
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Guilty by association was the guiding force behind deadly “revenge” attacks, with victims being identified not for what they did but for their ethnic association to other perpetrators. The Report comprises 5 Parts. Learn more about ReliefWeb.
Also, unlike previous cycles of election related violence, much of it followed, rather than preceded elections. Failure to do this would see the ICC would pick up the matter beginning August It was by far the most deadly and the most destructive icpev ever experienced in Kenya.
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Humanitarian Icons – Ready-to-use symbols and icons. The effectiveness of the Kenya Police Reprt and the Administration Police was also negatively affected by the cupev of clear policing operational procedures and by political expediency’s adverse impact on their policing priorities.
It affected all but 2 provinces and was felt in both urban and rural parts of the country. Part IV deals with acts and omissions of state security agencies and impunity; and Part V contains recommendations made with a view to the prevention of future reoccurrence of large scale violence; the investigation of alleged perpetrators; and how to tackle the culture of impunity that has become the hallmark of violence and other crimes in the country.
Waki Commission Kriegler Commission. In general, the police were overwhelmed by the massive numbers of the attackers and the relatively effective coordination of the attacks.
Some areas witnessed a combination of the two forms of violence, where what started as a spontaneous violent reaction to the perceived rigging of elections later evolved into well organized and coordinated attacks on members of ethnic groups associated with the incumbent president or the PNU party. The post-election violence was also more widespread than in the past.
Luos and Kalenjin were also targeted in the areas surrounding Nakuru and Naivasha. ReliefWeb has been the leading online source for reliable and timely humanitarian information on global crises and disasters since Location Maps – Country maps for your reports and presentations.