Changing memorials should make Kenyans reflect on their history

By Gabrielle Lynch

Dedan Kimathi's monument in Nairobi's CBD on February 15, 2012. I appreciate these memorials as pieces of public art, but also as reminders of different aspects of Kenya’s history. PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP
Dedan Kimathi’s monument in Nairobi’s CBD on February 15, 2012. I appreciate these memorials as pieces of public art, but also as reminders of different aspects of Kenya’s history. PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

Because of this history and atmosphere and the demands of victims, Nyayo House seems a fitting place for a site of conscience.

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Gabrielle Lynch has written a bi-monthly column in the Saturday Nation – the Saturday edition of Kenya’s leading daily newspaper, since April 2014.

In this column, Gabrielle writes about a wide range of political issues in Kenya and the broader region – from terrorism and insecurity to transitional justice, corruption, and elections.

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