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Kenya: LSK Vows to Fight Media Law in Court

Lucas Barasa And David Mugonyi write in The Nation (via Africa.com):

The public outrage over the controversial Media Bill continued to mount yesterday, with the Law Society of Kenya vowing to go to court to stop the implementation of the proposed law if President Kibaki assents to it.

LSK chairman Okong’o O’Mogeni said the basis of their challenge would be on a constitutional matter as the Bill, arguing that it was in conflict with other laws such as the Witness Protection Act.

The lawyers were adding their voice to the increasing denunciation of the proposal law, which seeks to compel editors to reveal the sources of their reports when they become the subject of court cases.

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