The Black Sheep of Communication Law; the Criminalisation and Silencing of Critics in Kenya
22 Pages Posted: 30 Apr 2018
Date Written: April 11, 2018
The circulation of information and ideas should be uninhibited, robust and wide-open. No politician should be permitted to silence his or her critics. It is a matter of the most fundamental importance that such criticism should be free, open, robust and even unrestrained. This is so because of the inordinate power and influence which is wielded by politicians, and the seductive influence which these attributes have upon corrupt men and women. The most appalling crimes have been committed by politicians because their baseness and perversity was hidden from public scrutiny.
Keywords: criminal defamation
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