Jerry Okungu of Kenya, writing in New Vision, Uganda, was “miffed by the so-called African envoys at the United Nations Human Rights Council that purported to have spoken on behalf of the continent” in slamming Prof Alston’s report on abuses by the Kenyan government. Asks Okungu:

Wasn’t it embarrassing enough that the African Group at the United Nations Human Rights Council could taken a stand and condemn a UN Special Rapporteur for merely reporting that there were human rights abuses in Kenya? After watching news clips on that unfortunate story, many Kenyans were taken aback and asked where these so-called African Commissioners at the Council were when Kenyans were being slaughtered and gunned down by militias and the State Police…



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