Forced eviction is "the permanent or temporary removal against their will of individuals, families and/or communities from the homes and/or land which they occupy, without the provision of, and access to, appropriate forms of legal or other protection" (Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, general comment No. 7 (1997) on the right to adequate housing: forced evictions).

Effects of eviction

Forced eviction goes against article 43 of constitution of Kenya 2010 and ultimately denying one right to life.

Laws governing forced evictions in Kenya

Land act of 2012
Land amendment Act

Forced Eviction

Recent cases of forced evictions in Kenya

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