We are here re-publishing a piece entitled “Decolonising human rights: The rise of Nairobi’s Social Justice Centres”, originally published as a chapter in the book Urban Politics of Human Rights, published in 2022 by 2022. The chapter is written by Peris Sean Jones and Gacheke Gachihi, the director of the Mathare Social Justice Centre in Narobi, Kenya, and integral member of the Grassroots Liberation Network.
Download this chapter as a pdf here: https://www.peaceinkurdistancampaign.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/Decolonising-human-rights-The-rise-of-Nairobis-Social-Justice-Centres.pdf
For more information on the book, see here: https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/oa-edit/10.4324/9781003315544/urban-politics-human-rights-janne-nijman-barbara-oomen-elif-durmu%C5%9F-sara-miellet-lisa-roodenburg?refId=2fa74988-24b3-4b2e-aaf0-b612a275b5be&context=ubx
For more information about the Grassroots Liberation Networks, see the tab on our website: https://www.peaceinkurdistancampaign.com/grassroots-liberation-network-kenya/Decolonising human rights; The rise of Nairobi’s Social Justice Centres