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 Article 37 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 provides for the freedom of citizens to assemble, demonstrate, picket and present petitions to public authorities peacefully and unarmed. The right can only be limited by law to the extent that the limitation is reasonable and justifiable for democracy. Article 24 outlines factors that should be considered and these include: the nature of the right, purpose of the limitation, nature of the limitation, the rights of others and the availability of less restrictive means to achieve the purpose of the limitation.

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