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Security realists’ philosophy; security mixes not with human rights

Security realists’ philosophy; security mixes not with human rights BY AUGUSTINE LOKWANG On January 2, 2015, Justice George Odunga ruled that eight sections of the new anti-terrorism law would be suspended over human rights violations. The High Court suspended clauses 12, 16, 26, 29, 48, 56, 58 and 64 of the Security laws Amendment act which was enacted by parliament recently. The contested clauses relate to ;the right to hold terror suspects for close to one year without trial; excessive police surveillance powers; impris- onment of journalists for up toRead More