Source: (2010) paper presented at the African Transitional Justice Research Network Workshop “Advocating Justice: Civil Society and Transitional Justice in Africa” 30–31 August 2010, Johannesburg, South Africa

For close to one century, Kenya like most other countries has gone through gruesome acts of impunity which have occasioned egregious violations of human rights without the resource for redress. To date, victims and their partner organizations are still seeking truth, justice and reconciliation. This paper presents the long struggle of victims of gross human rights violations in Kenya along the following framework:Introduction and Background; Victims’ Advocacy and Engagement Strategies in Kenya; Lessons and Challenges; Prognosis. (excerpt)