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The court has returned for the afternoon session on #NIIMS

PS Interior Kibicho will be re-examined. Follow us for live tweets
Counsel says re-examination will take 1-1.5 hours. The Court releases Jerome Ochieng for the day and he will be cross-examined tomorrow
Respondent Counsel Regeru asks “what is #NIIMS?” - Dr Kibicho states that #GOK is moving into a digital era and that the only lacking area is the creation of a digital population register
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It’s a packed courtroom at Milimani Law Courts as we wait for the #NIIMSCaseDecision We’re hopeful 🤞🏾for a decision that affirms constitutional protections and fundamental rights to #privacy and due process
What’s at stake in the #NIIMSCaseDecision? The right to privacy (including freedom from undue surveillance), due process and public participation in law making, and the rights of marginalized and #stateless communities that have historically not benefited from citizenship
Court is now in session #NIIMSCaseDecision
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1) This History Thread is about the Rohingya Diaspora beyond Bangladesh. Having fled severe persecution in Burma (Myanmar) to Bangladesh in 1970s-90s and more recent 21st Century genocidal attacks, Rohingyas have often risked a journey farther.
2) Rohingyas seek refuge in many countries, where security and legal status often remain elusive. This infographic map from Al Jazeera shows some refugee population estimates as of Oct. 2017.
3) In 1978 Pakistan offered legal residence to Rohingyas and thousands made their way there, followed by more refugees in 1991-93. Most ended up in slum areas around Karachi and found work in the fishing industry.…
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