DCJ Mwilu this morning joined Amnesty International Kenya (AIK) for a Legal Freedom Clinic at Aga Khan Walk, Nairobi. The event was also a commemoration of 10 years of AIK. She commended Amnesty Kenya for a decade of mobilizing and campaigning for human rights for Kenyans.
The DCJ stated that the Judiciary is a strong and committed partner and highlighted synergies between Amnesty’s work and the Judiciary’s Social Transformation through Access to Justice (STAJ) vision to advance the common good and overcome exclusion through access to justice.
Justice Mwilu emphasised the need to improve legal literacy & empowerment, fund & strengthen the legal aid in Kenya stating that the integrity of the legal system depended on the ability of litigants, court users and accused persons to meaningfully participate in the proceedings.