Judiciary will serve justice to all, says High Court judge
The Kenyan judiciary is committed to ensuring all those seeking justice, including refugees, get fair judgments, judge George Dulu of the High Court in Garissa has said. He said judgments must be efficient and expeditious for all those aggrieved. Dulu was speaking at a Garissa hotel yesterday during a workshop organised by the UNHCR to train judiciary staff on refugee law. He said the courts will continue to collaborate with stakeholders to guarantee protection of refugees residing in Kenya. Dulu said the courts are aware the applicability of national and international law standards on protection of refugees is to provide timely justice. “As the courts endeavour to enforce the law and standards on protection of the refugees, it should be noted that Garissa is a transit town for genuine asylum seekers, economic migrants, human traffickers, human smugglers and illegal immigrants,” Dulu said. He said court users’ committees, where UNHCR is represented, have given directions on how genuine asylum seekers and refugees should identify themselves to ensure their rights are protected.