Kenya

Mutual Evaluation Reports

Read about laws affecting NPOs in Kenya in ICNL’s NGO Law Monitor.

Check how Kenya fares in Civicus’ Enabling Environment Index and in Freedom House’ comparative assessment of global political rights and civil liberties.

A taskforce set up to gather views on suggested amendments to a law governing NGOs could recommended a ban on those that advance gay rights. ‘We recommend that the national interests and security be addressed during registration and post-registration of public benefits organisations. Further, they must uphold the security, cultural and religious values of Kenyans’, the taskforce said. See more here.
Additionally, the Mombassa High Court has barred the government from declaring two human rights organisations as terrorist entities in what is being seen as a partial victory for justice over politically motivated intimidation and harassment of civil society.