Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch want government to explain the particular offense Al-Amin Kimathi, the Kenyan Human Rights Activists is charged with.
Kimathi was arrested last week and charged in connection to the July 11, Kampala Twin Bomb Blasts. He was picked up from Entebbe International Airport alongside, Mbugua Mureith, a Kenya defense lawyer for alleged terrorism.
Mbugua was later released and deported back to Kenya, but Kimathi was charged with 89 counts of terrorism, murder and attempted murder. Dr Godfrey Odongo, a research with Amnesty International is protesting the arrest of Kimathi.
Dr. Odongo says Kimathi was arrested and kept incommunicado for six days before he was produced in court.
He says that the illegal arrest and subsequent detention of Kimathi violated Article 24 of the Ugandan Constitution, which requires that suspects be produced in court within 48 hours.
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Dr. Odongo believes that Kimathi is being harassed for his legitimate human right advocacy campaign over the years.
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Amnesty International is demanding for unhindered access of Kimathi's family and lawyer to the suspect. It is also questioning the illegal transfer of the 13 Kenyan suspects from Kenya to Uganda.
Dr. Odongo says that due procedure was not followed in extraditing the Kenyan suspects for prosecution in Uganda because the suspects were sneaked out of Kenya.
He says that under international law Uganda should have applied through the Kenyan high court for the extradition of the suspects.
36 suspects are facing charges of terrorism, murder and attempted murder following the Kampala twin bombings at Kyandondo rugby club and the Ethiopian Village restaurant in Makindye.