Kenya Electoral Commission registers prisoners for 2017 elections

The Electoral Commission in Kenya has started registering prisoners who are eligible to vote during this year’s General elections due in August. Hundreds of prisoners lined up in designated areas within the prisons to register, days after the Mass Voter Registration came to a close. Kenyan prisoners won the right to vote in a 2010 landmark ruling by the high court. They have, however, not voted due to logistical issues concerning the registration and the eventual process.

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