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Kenya: Further information Fear of ill treatment/possible prisoners of conscience

, Index number: AFR 32/019/2001

All 70 members and supporters of the Kenyan human rights group, Release Political Prisoners, were released on the orders of the High Court on 26 October 2001 on bail of 30,000 Kenyan shillings (approx US$450). All 70, plus Professor Kivutha Kibwana who was released on bail earlier, are facing charges of "unlawful assembly". If convicted they could face up to one year's imprisonment.

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