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Kenya: Fear for safety for International Federation of Women's Lawyers

, Index number: AFR 32/007/2000

The Kenyan branch of the International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) which had been helping an alleged rape victim bring charges against a Minister of State, has faced an attempted break-in by police, and received anonymous death threats. These follow, the killing of a priest who was a witness in this case. Amnesty International fears that the lawyers may also be in grave danger.

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