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KENYA: EU to transfer prisoners to Kenya

1. EU-KENYA: The European Union-led Naval Force (EUNAVFOR) is to hand over to Kenya people suspected of piracy caught off the Somali coast (undfer Operation ‘Atalanta’): Council Decision concerning the Exchange of Letters between the European Union and Kenya on the conditions and modalities for the transfer of persons suspected of having committed acts of piracy and detained by the European Union-led Naval Force (EUNAVFOR), and seized property in the possession of EUNAVFOR, from EUNAVFOR to Kenya and for their treatment after such transfer: http://www.statewatch.org/news/2009/mar/eu-kenya-transfer-of-prisoners-decision.pdf  

and Legislative Act – full text:
“Exchange of Letters between the European Union and the Government of Kenya on the conditions and modalities for the transfer of the aforementioned persons and property, from EUNAVFOR to Kenya and for their treatment after such transfer…

Delegations also noted that any transfer of persons under the terms of the Exchange of Letters between the European Union and the Government of Kenya will take place on the basis that the authorities of Kenya will treat such persons in full compliance with the UN Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhumane or Degrading Treatment or Punishment of 10 December 1984, which has been ratified by Kenya on 21 February 1997.”
http://www.statewatch.org/news/2009/mar/eu-kenya-transfer-of-prisoners-text.pdf

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1 Comment

  1. mwiriti says:

    You will not know what Kenya is all about, till you read a short story titled “The Interview” at the site: http://mwiriti.wordpress.com

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