End Illegal Detentions in Gitarama Prison - Rwanda


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You Cant Escape Gods Judgement

in Lurambi, Kenya
Map of you cant escape Gods judgement I am a kenyan citizen aged between 43 and 48 years.I am a strong politician indent to contest as a candidate in the presidential elections.I wish ICC could come for me after 2012 because i known Mr.Okambo will not allow me to exit out of judiciary at ICC.I beg mr Okambo to extend my summons to appear that late after sepotember 2012.May God take my okambo before my case is heard because i cant challenge him in any way and my counts of my charges are shape to my ordinary neck that is leaving and the fear of moreno okanbo ICC court.You worried popular politician royal family save me God-Rich-kenyan. Read more.
Related to project keywords: ordinary, charges, family, way, known

The Beastly Man

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of THE BEASTLY MAN For a long time he had been been threatening this small girl that he would kill her if she reported him to that he had been having sex with her.This did not happen only once but it had been happening for a long time.It is really surprizing that this girl is only twelve years old.And this man is about fouty three years old.The case is that he is doing This because he heard that if you have sex with a young girl you might be healed from HIV/AIDS.This was just a myth and this man took it serious ruining this young girls life. But this day he met his day when this angry neighbours heard of this and took responsibility on their side beating the man before taking him to human rights authorities after he was rescued by policemen from the hands of angry citizens.the children's right took legal formalities with the man and now he was sentenced. Read more.
Related to project keywords: authorities, legal, man, citizens, case

Bad Behaved Women

By a female, 31-45 years old, in Jinja, Uganda
Map of Bad behaved women There was a woman who mistreated his husband badly. Whenever his husband comes back, she doesn't give him food. One day he came back home and asked for water to bath the woman refused to give him. The man collected water in the basin and he took it to the bathroom, the woman also went there and poured his water. they started to fight seriously when the woman was winned, she went to the police and reported the case. The man was arrested for one year and 2 months but when they called him in court, the lawyer refused him to speak instead they accused only the woman and her witnesses to speak whenever they were called in the court. but he need a solution in case that she want the judges to be equal at both sides. Read more.
Related to project keywords: lawyer, man, need, year, case

Murder Case

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of MURDER CASE During post-election of 2007 so many people were injured & others were killed. Family were left orphans. the cause of this problem was the politician whom were later investigated and were known. Now, they a taken to the International court called a Hague, which is super power and more investigative. For now the are still running with the case till the fact is out. Read more.
Related to project keywords: family, international, known, case, court


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Project Leader

Karen Tse

Executive Director
Geneva, Switzerland

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