Kenyan Court Ruling on Huduma Namba Identity System: the Good, the Bad and the Lessons

Published: 24/Feb/2020
Source: Privacy International
Key findings
  • Kenya High Court accepts evidence provided by PI on the risks to the right to privacy and to data protection of data attendant with the design of, and security of NIIMS.
  • The judgment acknowledges the importance of having a data protection framework.
  • Kenya High Court fails to support Petitioner’s arguments on exclusion, and judges that it could not discern violation of the right to equality and non-discrimination.


Themes: ID Documents and Passports
Regions: Kenya
Year: 2020