I have no option but to go back to Canada - Miguna releases statement

Miguna changes strategy

I have no option but to go back to Canada - Miguna Miguna's statement after government of Kenya refused to obey court orders requiring his return to Kenya

Exiled Kenyan activist and lawyer Miguna Miguna has resolved to return to Canada after the Government of Kenya refused to obey court orders requiring his unconditional to Kenya.

Miguna has spent over two weeks in Europe, while awaiting the Kenyan government to waive a red flag issued against him - blocking airlines from flying him to Kenya.

The lawyer's statement said he had intended to attend his father in law's burial on 22nd but recognized that it was not going to be possible in light of the state's disobedience of court orders.

He added that his return to Canada was not a sign of surrender as he remained committed to the struggle for his citizenship rights.

Here is his full statement:

I arrived in Berlin, Germany, on January 5, 2020. On January 6, 2020, I was blocked from boarding @lufthansa and later @airfrance to Kenya because Despot Uhuru Kenyatta had issued illegal "red alerts" and threatened withdraw landing rights to all airlines that flew me to Nairobi.

2) Having waited for Despot Uhuru Kenyatta and his appointees at the ministries of Interior and Immigration to obey court orders and revoke their illegal "red alerts" to no avail, I've no option but to return to exile in Canada. I'll not surrender. The struggle continues.

3) I intended to attend the funeral of my father-in-law who is being buried tomorrow, January 22, 2020, in Migori, Kenya, however, Despot Uhuru Kenyatta and his conman enabler Raila Odinga have - out of cowardice and abuse of power - prevented me from doing so. Rest In Peace Mzee Omolo Awange.

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