3422Re: [learningfromeachother] We grieve Dennis Kimambo
- May 1, 2013Dan,
I'm sorry that I don't know very much at all.
Dennis was reported missing about one week ago.
It's been confirmed that he was killed, apparently, as part of a gory crime.
He leaves a wife, a young daughter, and an unborn baby.
2013.05.01 06:22, Dan Otedo rašė:
> Am Shocked! Please give us the details.
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> *Subject:* [learningfromeachother] We grieve Dennis Kimambo
> I read today on Facebook that Dennis Kimambo, so wonderfully active in
> our Pyramid of Peace, http://www.pyramidofpeace.net,/and a creative
> force in Kenya's community theatre, REPACTED, has been killed. It is a
> great loss.
> This tragedy is greatly unexpected. But I wish all of our participants
> in Kenya to be alert to any signs for concern. I know of intimidation
> against former participants this year which seems related to the recent
> elections and the victory of the current President Uhuru Kenyatta (a
> Kikuyu) and Vice President William Ruto (a Kalenjin), who have been both
> charged by the International Criminal Court.
> It was clear to me then, as I wrote publicly then, and discussed with
> Dennis and others as well, that the violence was not fueled only by
> anger or revenge, but was being consciously instigated by political
> thugs, both Kikuyu and Kalenjin, even in collaboration, as if they were
> seeking a genocide that would alter Kenya in their favor.
> I don't know of the situation in Kenya nowadays. But please, if you
> live in Kenya, be mindful and stay in touch with those you knew then,
> and us, too.
> I was always so grateful to God that we all survived that time of great
> violence even as we risked our lives and those of our friends. It was
> important that we worked publicly and with open hearts. I encourage us
> to continue in that way, taking many small risks, so we can help each
> other, rather than large risks.
> It is mean that Dennis has been killed.
> Andrius Kulikauskas
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> I wrote on Facebook:
> I am sad to learn that Dennis was killed, if I understand correctly. We
> never met in person, but we worked together as two of the leaders of the
> Pyramid of Peace to avert genocide in Kenya after the 2008 elections.
> You can read our interactions online at http://www.pyramidofpeace.net/He
> was truly a great man, in character, deeds, creativity and love for all
> people. I don't know any details of his death, and it may simply be a
> crime, but he is a person who was central in appreciating in 2008 that
> there were people, I think both Kikuyu and Kalenjin, instigating
> genocide, (much as in Rwanda), and his bold, creative, loving leadership
> was a key to their failure. He is a key person whose death could have
> been politically motivated, for example, to keep him from testifying at
> an international tribunal. I don't know the situation in Kenya since
> then, and I hoped it was better, but I say this to inform those who
> might not know. In any event, his loss is great for himself and his
> family, but also for Kenya and the world.
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