Kenya: Lobby groups to state: Slow down enactment of digital IDs

Published: 19/Mai/2023
Source: The Star (Nairobi)

Civil Society groups have urged the government to slow down the implementation of a Digital Identity System in Kenya.

In a joint statement on Friday, the groups said past learnings must be at the heart of implementing the Digital Identity System.

The lobby groups are Nubian Rights Forum, Namati Kenya, Access Now, Kenya Human Rights Commission, Haki na Sheria Initiative, Article-19 East Africa, Centre for Minority Rights Development, Katiba Institute, and Defenders Coalition.

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Themes: Discrimination, Cartes d’identité et passeports, Ethnique/Raciale/Religieuse
Regions: Kenya
Year: 2023