IMLU was formed in 1993 to provide an organizational framework for responding to the then extremely worrying cases of torture in Kenya within the context of the obtaining political and governance conditions.
We prevent and respond to torture and related violations to ensure healing, justice and accountability
A sustainable environment for accountability, justice and healing for all cases of torture and related
violations is established in Kenya
We are a governance, health, and human rights non-governmental organization. Our work is fostered by a holistic approach that includes litigation, medical and psycho-social rehabilitation, socio-economic empowerment, oversight of government compliance with human rights obligations, and advocacy of political, legal, and institutional reforms that promote accountability, healing, and justice. Over the last three decades, the organization has supported more than 6,000 victims of torture, cruel, degrading, and inhumane treatments. We have a national presence of over 300 professionals; doctors, trauma counselors, lawyers, human rights monitors, and journalists