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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Part III deals with four cross cutting issues: The tribunal will have an international component in the form of the presence of non-Kenyans on the senior investigations and prosecution staff. Connect With ReliefWeb Receive news about us. Ongoing Primary country Kenya Content format: Learn more about ReliefWeb.

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 was by far the most deadly and the most destructive violence ever experienced in Kenya. This happened where there was an expectation that violence was inevitable whatever the results of the elections.

The widespread belief that the presidency brings advantages for the President’s ethnic group makes communities willing to exert clpev to attain and keep power.

Retrieved 8 January Failure to do this would see the ICC would pick up the matter beginning August 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 copev of particular ethnic groups and political persuasion.

While the National Security Intelligence Service seemed to possess actionable intelligence on the likelihood of violence in many parts of the country, it was not clear whether and through which channel such intelligence was shared with operational security agencies. Secondly, the increasing personalization of power around the presidency continues to be a factor in facilitating election related violence.

Inequalities and economic marginalization, cilev viewed in ethnogeographic terms, were also very much at play in the post-election violence in places like the slum areas of Nairobi. Luos and Kalenjin were also targeted in the areas surrounding Nakuru and Naivasha. One of the main findings of the Commission’s investigations is that the postelection violence was spontaneous in some geographic areas and a result of planning and organization in other areas, often with the involvement of politicians and business leaders.


Waki report breaks new ground, but will it be implemented? 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.

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Guilty by association was the guiding force behind deadly “revenge” attacks, with victims being identified not for what they did but for their ethnic association to other perpetrators.

Previously violence around election periods concentrated in a smaller number of districts mainly in Rift Valley, Western, and Coast Provinces.

Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan brokered a power-sharing agreement which included the appointment of the Waki Commission to investigate the violence. Location Maps – Country maps for your reports and presentations. As regards the conduct of state security agencies, they failed institutionally to anticipate, prepare for, and contain the violence.

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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 agencies in their handling of it, and to make recommendations concerning these and other matters. Waki Commission Kriegler Commission.

The post-election violence was also more widespread than in the past. RSS – Subscribe to information finely tuned to your needs. Odinga and many international observers claimed the elections teport at least partially manipulated.

The Waki Commission instead handed the list of alleged perpetrators to Kofi Annan. How to submit content. Kenya Government and Parliamentary Inquiries. Tools API – Real-time data stream to power next-generation apps. The report concludes that the post-election violence was more than a mere juxtaposition of citizens-to-citizens opportunistic assaults.

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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; ciprv how to tackle the culture of impunity that has become the hallmark of violence and other crimes in the country. Retrieved from ” https: The Cipv Government was then given 1-year, beginning Julyto set up a Tribunal to deal with issue.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The Kenyan presidential election of was held in December Following the declaration, violent protests erupted particularly reoprt Kiberaand this included ethnic violence targeted against Kikuyu people living outside their traditional settlement areas, especially in the Rift Valley Province.

Some areas witnessed a combination of the two forms of violence, where what started as a spontaneous violent reaction to the perceived rigging of elections later evolved into well organized and coordinated attacks on members of ethnic groups associated with the incumbent president or the PNU party.

However, the violence that vipev Kenya after the general elections was unprecedented. Contact Us – Ask questions and suggest improvements. Executive Summary The mandate of the Commission of Inquiry into Post-Election Violence CIPEV was to investigate the facts and circumstances rwport the violence, the conduct of state security agencies in their handling of it, and to make recommendations concerning these and other matters. The Report comprises 5 Parts. Sadly, violence has been a part of Kenya’s electoral processes since the restoration of multi party politics in A service provided by ReliefWeb has been the leading online source for reliable and timely humanitarian information on global crises and disasters since In general, the police were overwhelmed by the massive numbers of the attackers and the relatively effective coordination of the attacks.

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