A poem by Kenyan author Najiita Anne Angasa
“This is heartbreaking,” wrote Kenyan autistic activist Karen Muriuki as PAABA officials began blocking autistic people from commenting on their standard of ethics during the launch of the organisation online. “Why silence autistic Africans who are advocating for disability and human rights? This a total violation of CRPD Articles 7, 15 and 16.”
This article is based on an August 2021 interview by Margaret Waweru-Kihara of Netplus with Nairobi-based autistic activist Karen Muriuki.