Victoria Miyandazi

Dr Victoria Miyandazi is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya practising at Okubasu, Munene & Kazungu Advocates LLP and a Law Lecturer at the University of Embu. She completed her DPhil in Law at the University of Oxford in 2019 and is a member of the Oxford Human Rights Hub team.

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Setting the Record Straight on Socio-Economic Rights Adjudication: Kenya Supreme Court’s Judgment in the Mitu-Bell Case

Setting the Record Straight on Socio-Economic Rights Adjudication: Kenya Supreme Court’s Judgment in the Mitu-Bell Case

On 11 January 2021, the Kenyan Supreme Court delivered the judgment in Mitu-Bell Welfare Society. The case concerned the unlawful eviction and demolition of the homes of over 3,000 families residing in an informal settlement on public ...
Historic Judgment: Kenya’s Presidential Election Declared Null and Void and Fresh Election Ordered

Historic Judgment: Kenya’s Presidential Election Declared Null and Void and Fresh Election Ordered

In an unprecedented turn of events, the Supreme Court of Kenya yesterday, in a 4-2 majority opinion, declared that the 2017 Presidential Election was not conducted in accordance with, inter alia, Articles 10, 38, 81 and 86 of the ...
Forced Evictions and Demolition of  Informal Settlements in Kenya

Forced Evictions and Demolition of Informal Settlements in Kenya

Forced evictions and demolitions of informal settlements in Kenya have been on the increase in recent days due to urban redevelopment and claims that such installations pose a security threat in light of current terror threats, ...