Wafula Buke

Kenya: Reports received of arrest of human rights defenders Wafula Buke and Okoiti Omtataposted on: 2008/01/21

Front Line is deeply concerned following reports received of the arrests of human rights defenders Wafula Buke and Okoiti Omtata on 16 and 17 January 2008, respectively. Wafula Buke was a human rights officer with the Kenyan National Human Rights Commission from 1995 to 1999. He is still an active human rights defender. Okoiti Omtata is a publisher and columnist with Nation Newspaper.