SERI mourns the loss and celebrates the legacy of Odindo Opiata, founder and director of Hakijamii (the Kenyan Centre for Economic and Social Rights), champion of socio-economic rights, colleague and friend. Opiata passed away on 15 August after a battle with cancer. We offer our deep condolences to his family, friends and colleagues.

A Facebook memorial page has been set up to send condolences and pay tribute to Opiata here.