Sunday, February 01, 2009

Impunity, Take Two

Kenyans like to get off. Repeatedly. Impunity is a habit, a practice, a fetish, and, seemingly, a requirement for national belonging. Indeed, it lies at the heart of our civil and political engagements, and is one of our main impediments to realizing a truly progressive, liberated State. The aftermath of the post-election violence offers a particularly vivid case study on the important role of impunity in present-day Kenya.

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