Kenya: Gov’t explains Miguna’s ‘deportation’, more Kenyans join hunger strike over the saga

Published: 4/Apr/2018
Source: Africanews

By Daniel Mumbere

The Kenyan government has insisted that it did not deport opposition lawyer Miguna Miguna, following last week’s standoff at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in the capital Nairobi.

Appearing before a Parliamentary Committee on Administration and National Security, Interior cabinet secretary, Fred Matiang’i said government ‘only returned Miguna to his last port of departure, Dubai’ after he failed to produce his travel documents upon arrival in Kenya.

Miguna who arrived in Kenya last week on Monday following court orders reversing his February deportation, refused to hand over the Canadian passport he had used to travel.

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Themes: Dual Nationality, Loss and Deprivation of Nationality, Nationality of Politicians
Regions: Kenya
Year: 2018