After surveying and
speaking to Ogiek sources in the Rift Valley we have found out
Kenyan government has consistently disregarded the rights of the
Ogiek as a minority group.
As we have found out
the Ogieks have since 1903 faced constant harassment and this
continues up to date. They have lost most of their lands and are
now on the verge of losing the balance.
wanton destruction of Ogiek forests is a bid to kick them out of
their land and give it out to other tribes. This is a clear violation
of Ogieks right to their ancestral land.
Ogiek children have suffered great injustice and are being denied
a chance to grow within their culture.
Ogiek judgement could not have been fair in the context of President
Moi's comments to the Ogiek that he is "also that court".
has broken international law on minority and indigenous groups
and ought to live within its obligations to international treaties
that it has signed.