Kenya: Bring back Miguna Miguna, Court orders the government

Published: 16/Fév/2018
Source: The Standard (Nairobi)

By Paul Ogemba and Faith Karanja

Opposition politician Miguna Miguna is free to return to Kenya after the High Court quashed Government decision to strip him of his citizenship. As soon as the judgement was delivered, Miguna stated he would soon be back to face his tormentors.

But the Government maintained it followed the right procedure in deporting him and would appeal the decision. In his hard-hitting judgement that sent a warning to State officials disobeying court orders, Justice Luka Kimaru ruled the decision to declare Miguna a non-Kenyan citizen and his subsequent deportation was null and void.

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Themes: Double Nationalité, Nationalité des politiciens, Déportations, Perte et déchéance de la nationalité
Regions: Kenya
Year: 2018