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Kenya: A Prison Notebook Maina Wa Kinyatti

Kenya: A Prison Notebook

Maina Wa Kinyatti

Published November 30th 1995
ISBN : 9781869886080
Hardcover
286 pages
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Maina wa Kinyatti is one of Kenyas progressive historians. In June 1982, he was arrested by the Kenyan authoritarian regime, charged with possession of seditious literature and imprisoned. He suffered for six-and-a-half years in the hands of hisMoreMaina wa Kinyatti is one of Kenyas progressive historians. In June 1982, he was arrested by the Kenyan authoritarian regime, charged with possession of seditious literature and imprisoned. He suffered for six-and-a-half years in the hands of his brutal captors. He was repeatedly held in solitary confinement and was constantly insulted and beaten. He was tortured by vermin, untreated diseases, hunger and loneliness. But he remained defiant, his courage and spirit unbroken.