Bloggers Association of Kenya
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The 26 sections of Kenya's Computer Misuse and Cybercrimes Act 2018 that were contested by the Bloggers Association of Kenya were declared constitutional by the country's High Court, likely dealing a big blow to freedom of expression in the East African country.
The suspension of 26 contentious sessions of the Computer Misuse and Cybercrimes Act has been extended to 1st October 2018. In an application filed by the Attorney General seeking to have the sections lifted pending the hearing and determination of the case, Justice Wilfrida Okwany extended the orders to October
Kenya's High Court, through Judge Chacha Mwita, has suspended 26 sections of the Computer Misuse and Cybercrimes Act, 2018. This follows a petition filed by the Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE). Judge Mwita granted the request by BAKE, Article 19 and the Kenya Union of Journalists (KUJ) to give conservatory