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Leaders who have faced hate speech allegations

Several leaders across the political divide have been arraigned over hate speech.

In Summary

• Meru Senator Mithika Linturi, Kitutu Chache MP Richard Onyonka and Kericho senator Aaron Cheruiyot are the most recent to make headlines over hate speech allegations.

Hate speech among leaders
Hate speech among leaders
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Hate speech has become a topic of discussion in the country with various leaders being on spot for making remarks deemed as inciting and hateful.

The debate is not, however, new since several leaders in the country have before been accused of fueling hatred among their supporters.

Meru Senator Mithika Linturi, Kitutu Chache MP Richard Onyonka and Kericho senator Aaron Cheruiyot are the most recent to make headlines over hate speech allegations.

But they are not the only ones.

As illustrated above, a good number of leaders across the political divide have been arraigned over hate speech allegations.