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- To refuse to give self-incriminating evidence or remain silent - To have assistance of an interpreter - To appeal or apply for review by higher court if convicted. However the following are some of the circumstances when an individual right to liberty can be limited a) If of unsound mind, a vagrant or a drug addict b) To contain the spread of an infectious disease c) If one is suspected of having committed or is about to commit a crime d) To carry out an order from a court of law e) For a person below 18 years liberty can be limited in order to secure education and welfare. 6. Freedom of conscience and religion Every person has a right to believe, have opinion and to worship as long as they do not interfere with the rights and freedoms of others. One therefore has the right to change his religion or belief and to practice or spread it privately of publicly. One cannot be denied employment or educational opportunity because of religion. 7. Freedom for expression It provides for the freedom of speech. Individuals are allowed to express their opinions in writing, speech, creative art, academic freedom, scientific research or any other form of communication without any interference. However this freedom is to be used responsibly. Freedom of expression can be limited in the following a) One is not allowed to injure the reputation of others (defame) b) To spread false information through the press (libel) c) To divulge/disclose classified information d) To incite people against the state (hate speech) e) To publish obscene material f) To commend on matters that are already before a court of law. This will result in being charged with contempt of court. 8. Freedom of the media Print and electronic media are protected from interference by the state. Media must report impartially and should avoid inciting members of the public. Every person has a right to access information held by the state, and also held by other people. Citizens have a right to delete misleading information or make correction. Such information should not be sold or misused for personal gain. 9. Freedom of movement and residence It guarantees freedom of movement to any part of the country without fear. One may live and own property anywhere in the country. Property owned individually or as a
group must be legally acquired. One may also enter and exit from Kenya through the legal entry points. However this freedom can be limited in the following circumstance a) There are some areas which one cannot enter at will e.g. the state house, military barracks, private farms etc. b) In times of crisis the government can restrict movement in certain areas e.g. during a curfew c) A court of law may also restrict ones movement to compel them to attend court proceedings or to transfer a suspect to another country for trial. 10. Freedom of association and assembly A person has a right to assemble freely and associate with other persons without interference. This includes the right to form or belong to trade unions, political parties and other associations. However it is unlawful for people to come together with the intention of overthrowing the government or disturb peace. All public meetings have

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