Kriegler and Waki Reports on Elections v. List of Acronyms. AIDS. Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. AP. Administration Police. CIPEV. Commission. Report of the Commission of Inquiry into Post Election Violence (CIPEV). Imprint: Nairobi: Govt. Printer, ; Physical description: xv, p.: ill. ; 25 cm. This resource pack is a simplified version of the report of the Commission of Inquiry into Post Election Violence (CIPEV), , popularly known as the Waki.
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Executive Summary The mandate of the Commission of Inquiry into Post-Election Violence CIPEV was to investigate the facts and circumstances surrounding the violence, the conduct of state security re;ort in their handling of it, and to make recommendations concerning these cipe other matters. ReliefWeb Informing humanitarians worldwide. In some ways the post-election violence resembled the ethnic clashes of the s and was but an episode in a trend of institutionalization of violence in Kenya over the years.
The Kenyan presidential election of was held in December In general, the police were overwhelmed by the massive numbers of the attackers and the relatively effective coordination of the attacks. Waki report breaks new ground, but will it be implemented? Failure to do this would see the ICC would pick up the rsport beginning August One of the main findings of the Commission’s investigations is that the postelection violence was spontaneous in some geographic areas and a result cipdv planning and organization in other areas, often with the involvement of politicians and business leaders.
The effectiveness of the Kenya Police Service and the Administration Police was also negatively repirt by the lack of clear policing operational procedures and by political expediency’s adverse impact on their policing priorities. This free-for-all was made possible by the lawlessness stemming from an apparent collapse of state institutions and security forces.
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Attackers organized along ethnic lines, assembled considerable logistical means and traveled long distances to burn houses, maim, kill and sexually assault their occupants because these were of particular ethnic groups and political persuasion. How to submit content. Views Read Edit View history. Also, unlike previous cycles of election related violence, much of it followed, rather than preceded elections. Former UN Secretary General Kofi Eeport brokered a power-sharing agreement which included the appointment of the Waki Commission to investigate the violence.
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Assessment Evaluation and Lessons Learned Language: RSS – Subscribe to information finely tuned to your needs. Retrieved 8 January Retrieved from ” https: Luos and Kalenjin were also targeted in the areas surrounding Nakuru and Naivasha.
Part IV deals with acts and omissions of state security agencies and impunity; and Part V contains recommendations made with a view to the prevention of future reoccurrence of large scale violence; the investigation of alleged perpetrators; and how to tackle the culture of impunity that has become the hallmark of violence and other crimes in the country. Humanitarian Icons – Ready-to-use symbols and icons. Often individual members of the state security agencies were also guilty of acts of violence and gross violations of the human rights of the citizens.
However, in most parts of the country affected by the violence, failure on the part of the Kenya Police and the Provincial Administration to act on intelligence and other early warning signs contributed to the escalation of the violence.
reeport The report recommends concrete measures to improve performance and accountability of state security agencies and coordination within the state security mechanism, including strengthening joint operational preparedness arrangements; developing comprehensive operational review processes; merging the two police agencies; and establishing an Independent Police Complaints Authority. These were systematic attacks on Kenyans based on their ethnicity and their political leanings.
However, the violence that shook Cipv after the general elections was unprecedented. Following the declaration, violent protests erupted particularly in Kiberaand this included ethnic violence targeted against Ccipev people living outside their traditional settlement areas, especially in the Rift Valley Province.
The post-election violence report by Waki Eeport, commonly known as the “Waki report”, was handed over to president Mwai Kibaki and prime minister Raila Odinga on 15 October A service provided by ReliefWeb has been the leading online source for reliable and timely humanitarian information on global crises and disasters since To break the cycle of impunity which is at the heart of the post-election violence, the report recommends the creation of a special tribunal with the mandate to prosecute crimes committed as a result of post-election violence.
It affected all but 2 provinces and was felt in both urban and rural parts of the country. Ongoing Primary country Kenya Content format: Cpev response to a query by Joseph Lekutonon 16 DecemberOrwa Ojode the Assistant Minister for Provincial Administration and Internal Security confirmed to reportt that the commission had cost Kshs 7, with the Kenya Government contributing Kshs 5, and donors contributing Kshs 1, The tribunal will have an international component in the form of the presence of non-Kenyans on the senior investigations and prosecution staff.
The widespread belief that the presidency brings advantages for the President’s ethnic group makes communities willing to exert violence to attain and keep power. It was by far the most deadly and the most destructive violence ever experienced in Kenya.
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Waki Commission Kriegler Commission. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The report concludes that the post-election violence was more than a mere juxtaposition of citizens-to-citizens opportunistic assaults. Submit Content Share information through ReliefWeb to better inform humanitarians worldwide.
The Waki Commission instead handed the list of alleged perpetrators to Kofi Annan. Secondly, the increasing personalization of power around the presidency continues to be a factor in facilitating repot related violence. Previously violence around election periods concentrated in a smaller number of districts mainly in Rift Valley, Western, and Coast Provinces.
Inequalities and economic marginalization, often viewed ccipev ethnogeographic terms, were also very much at play in the post-election violence in places like the slum areas of Nairobi.