Maina Kiai
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"Maina Kiai" is a lawyer and Kenyan human rights activist who currently serves as the Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association/United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association. He took up his functions as Special Rapporteur on May 1, 2011, for an initial period of three years; he is currently serving his second three-year term.

Kiai is also active in human rights work in Kenya, where he has focused on combating corruption, supporting political reform, and fighting against impunity following 2007-08 Kenyan crisis/post-election violence that engulfed Kenya in 2008.

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