Kenya

43 million people
820 USD GNI (PPP)
Internet:
Free
Press:
Partly Free
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News & Updates

Freedom House applauds the Kenayn High Court for safeguarding the right to freedom of expression enshrined in Kenya’s Constitution.

The president and his deputy have formed a winning electoral combination, but with the latter now facing political and legal challenges, the alliance’s future is in doubt.

President

The government’s recent pressure on nongovernmental organizations threatens a central pillar of the country’s democratic system—and ordinary Kenyans appreciate what they stand to lose.

Poll of Kenya citizens shows trust and support for human rights groups.

 

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Experts

Senior Director for Program Strategy, Development and Learning and Director for Central, East and West Africa Programs


Signature Reports

Special Reports

Freedom in Sub-Saharan Africa 2007

Freedom House released an analysis of democracy in sub-Saharan Africa showing that the region has experienced notable increases in freedom over the past generation, although more setbacks than gains were seen in 2006.

Programs

Freedom House is working to empower civil society to advance domestic justice and put an end to impunity, while also strengthening intra- and inter-regional networks of advocates working to advance this issue.