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What does the death penalty mean for Kenya, a country that doesn’t execute?

In February 33-year-old Joseph Irungu was sentenced to death in Kenya after being found guilty of murdering a businesswoman.

The sentence sparked a huge debate – Kenya repealed the mandatory death sentence in 2010. Listen to Reprieve fellows Winnie Syombua and Shirly Amayo discuss this, Kenya’s resentencing project and what other legislation is in place for abolishing the death penalty in Kenya on Capital FM.