The response to Kenyan governmental thuggery is gaining international traction. Mentalacrobatics is tracking cyberspace. This unfortunate exercise is further evidence in the power of ICT in enabling people to stand-up for their rights as human beings. The UNCHR is meaningless (some might put the period right here… often I’m inclined to also…) without the knowledge rights are being suppressed. Interconnectivity doesn’t just raise boats, it eventually enables additional pressure points to inhibit such actions as was carried out. Read Mentalacrobatics for more on this.
The raid stirred Kenyans to raise their voices in protest in the streets of Nairobi. The same reaction was seen from Kenyans online as Kenyan bloggers decided to speak out.