Families of 10 Kenyans tried in Tanzania awarded pay
The African Court of Human People’s Rights ruled earlier in July that the families of 10 Kenyans were entitled to compensation owing to the lengthy period of time their trial took. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP
The African Court of Human People’s Rights ruled earlier in July that the families were entitled to compensation owing to the lengthy period of time the trial took before they 10 were convicted. The verdict was issued in a case in which the Kenyans sued the Tanzanian government following their arrest and prosecution in Maputo, Mozambique.The judges considered that the trial took two years, six months and 14 days despite the fact that a higher court had ordered a speedy prosecution.They, however, dismissed the amounts each of the accused sought and ordered that spouses get $1,000, every child $800 and a father or mother named as a dependent $500. Read More...