This policy brief looks at what the cyclical political violence,
which characterized Kenya’s transition from one-party and
presidential political contests, has produced: the deaths, the patternsPublished date2015
Kenya’s return to multi-party politics in 1991 has been defined by campaigns
for democracy and human rights, the intensification of politicization of
ethnic difference or ethnicization of political differences, intense politicalPublished dateFriday, October 2, 2015 - 04:00
Transitional justice and peacebuilding : ICTJ Multi-Year Initiative; final technical report (February 1, 2008 – February 1, 2012)
Research shifted focus towards examination of the implications and challenges of pursuing transitional justice in new and post-conflict contexts, and in particular of its links with security, and development.Published dateThursday, February 2, 2012 - 05:00
Mass violence in contemporary Africa typically occurs in cycles. Months or years after one wave of violence is brought to an end, another wave overtakes it. Peace agreements are swept away and yesterday's victims emerge as today's perpetrators.
Ethnicity, Land and Conflict in Eastern Africa : Case Studies from Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda
As in other parts of Africa, land remains the basis of a mainly agrarian economy and the focal point of identity contests, especially within and between ethnic groups.