The NGOs’ board has banned all operations of ”Kura Yangu SautiYangu’ ‘ and ‘We The People’ lobby groups for reasons including funding and alleged illegal operations.
Executive director of the NGOs Co-ordination Board Fazul Mahamed, said in a letter that the organizations got Sh36 million from the George Soros Foundation.
The letter was addressed to George Kegoro and copied to KHRC, International Commission of Jurists and International Centre for Policy and Conflict.
Earlier on the said Civil society organizations vowed to ignore summons by the State regulator over claims of non-disclosure of their financial returns.
Officials of Muslim for Human Rights (Muhuri) and Katiba Institute on Monday said they would not appear before the NGO Coordination Board as the accusations were baseless.