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Al-Amin Kimathi & 30 Kenyan’s to appear in court tomorrow

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Over 30 people including a respected-Kenyan human rights activist, Al-Amin Kamathi, will appear before a Kampala court tomorrow to answer charges related to terrorism. The suspects were remanded to Luzira maximum prison in September on allegations of having links to the 7/11 twin bombings in Kampala -which killed over 70 people and injured hundreds of others. Suspects expected to appear before court includes: Yahya Suleiman Mubuthia, Khalifa Abdi Muhammad, Idris Magondu, and Hamid Suleiman among others. Two Human rights lawyers in Kampala, Siraji Ali and Ladislaus Rwakafuzi are expected to represent the suspects. Several human rights organisations including, Amnesty international, Cage Prisoners, Human rights watch and Frontline defenders have condemned the Ugandan Government for arresting Al-Amin Kimathi a leading Muslim human rights activist in the region.


Written by africawitness

November 29, 2010 at 2:27 pm

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