Kenyan Court Suspends Offensive Anti-Terror Law

Kenyan courtA Kenyan court has suspended some sections of anti-terror law it found to clash with civil liberties.  George Odunga, the judge, said Friday that freedom and inalienable rights could not be limited under the pretext of fighting terrorism. The judge said the affected portions of the anti-terror law would be suspended until the chief justice set up a three-man panel to determine its legality. Part of the contentious law has a three-year jail term or payment of a fine of $56,000 for journalists, whose reports are deemed to undermine police investigations, the guardician.co.uk reported.

 

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