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Rights activists reject Kiplagat ‘comeback’

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An umbrella body for civil society groups in the country has opposed the return of Bethuel Kiplagat to the Truth Justice and Reconciliation Commission (TJRC).The Kenya Transition Justice Network (KTJN) alleged that Kiplagat stormed the TJRC offices and he has been intimidating workers demanding reports compiled by the commission.“Mind you there are pages where he has been mentioned in the reports,” Kenyan National Commission on Human Rights Officer Kamanda Mucheke told journalists.Kamanda said Kiplagat should leave the office until he is cleared by a tribunal, “we demand his vacation from office until he has been cleared of allegations by the tribunal.”The tenure of a tribunal formed to investigate allegations against the embattled career diplomat run out before it commenced the proceedings..For more inco click here