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According to Interpol, Kenya has adopted a DNA database legislation and is planning a DNA database. In 2018, Kenya adopted legislation allowing the government to collect DNA from every citizen as part of its national identity scheme. This plan has not yet been implemented.
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According to Interpol, Kenya has adopted a DNA database legislation and is planning a DNA database. In 2018, Kenya adopted legislation allowing the government to collect DNA from every citizen as part of its national identity scheme. This was ruled intrusive and unconstitutional by Kenya's High Court in January 2020.
  
 
==Resources==
 
==Resources==
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*Press articles
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**[https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-51324954 BBC: Huduma Namba: Kenya court halts biometric ID over data fears (31st January 2020)]
 
**[https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001344181/state-can-share-huduma-details-without-your-consent Standard Digital: State admits Huduma Numba information will be shared without consent (3rd October 2019)]
 
**[https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001344181/state-can-share-huduma-details-without-your-consent Standard Digital: State admits Huduma Numba information will be shared without consent (3rd October 2019)]
 
**[https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2019-09-28-criminals-to-be-traced-and-profiled-through-dna-says-matiangi/ The Star: Criminals to be traced and profiled through DNA, says Matiang'i (28th September 2019)]
 
**[https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2019-09-28-criminals-to-be-traced-and-profiled-through-dna-says-matiangi/ The Star: Criminals to be traced and profiled through DNA, says Matiang'i (28th September 2019)]

Revision as of 06:58, 3 February 2020

According to Interpol, Kenya has adopted a DNA database legislation and is planning a DNA database. In 2018, Kenya adopted legislation allowing the government to collect DNA from every citizen as part of its national identity scheme. This was ruled intrusive and unconstitutional by Kenya's High Court in January 2020.

Resources