Brian Machina

Brian Machina is an L.L.B graduate of the University of London. He has an interest in International Human Rights Law and Constitutional Law. He has worked with Leigh Day and Company Solicitors and the Kenya Human Rights Commission as a paralegal where he interviewed potential litigants who suffered Human Rights abuses under the British Colonial administration during the Emergency period in Kenya.

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Lifting the Veil on Enforced Disappearances and Extrajudicial Killings in Kenya

Lifting the Veil on Enforced Disappearances and Extrajudicial Killings in Kenya

Kenya has experienced an upsurge in cases of enforced disappearances and extrajudicial killings over the last five years, a situation that has not gone unnoticed in the international arena. The state has constantly been in the ...
Promoting the Best Interests of the Child: Kenyan High Court Breathes Life into the Right to a Name and an Identity

Promoting the Best Interests of the Child: Kenyan High Court Breathes Life into the Right to a Name and an Identity

In May 2016, the Kenyan Constitutional and Human Rights Division of the High Court in L.N.W v Attorney General & others  declared an archaic section of the Country’s Births and Deaths Registration Act unconstitutional, affirming ...