Transparency Project: Family Court Reporting Watch – Weekly Round-Up, No.13

10 02 2017

round-up-courtesy-flickr-lauri-heikkinen-1080x675The purpose of this update is to correct, clarify and comment on media reports of family court cases, to explain and comment on published Judgments of family cases and to highlight other transparency news.
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Kenyan Court Knocks Down Criminal Defamation, Safeguards Freedom of Expression – Nani Jansen Reventlow and Catherine Anite

10 02 2017

kenya-high-courtEfforts to create more space for free expression in Africa have been strengthened by the Kenyan Judiciary. In the case of Jacqueline Okuta & Anor v. AG & Others, the High Court of Kenya on 6 February 2017 annulled section 194 of the Penal Code that provides for the offence of criminal defamation. Read the rest of this entry »