Information statement on going cases involving Bridge International Academies LTD

Recently the Government of Uganda and the Government of Kenya have sought to suspend the expansion of BIA. In Uganda and Busia County in Kenya, authorities have expressed intentions to close BIA schools under their jurisdiction over allegations of BIA failing to meet required standards of operation for institutions of basic education and failing to register legally. In response BIA has resorted to court action to challenge the government action against them.

Ahead of Friday, where progress will be made on two of these cases, the Global Initiative for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, the Initiative for Social and Economic Rights and East African Centre for Human Rights have prepared a brief providing an update on known pending legal proceedings involving Bridge International Academies in Uganda and Kenya with the intention of bringing increased transparency to these cases and the issues they seek to address.

Read the full statement here