Softie: Q&A with activists Boniface & Njeri Mwangi, director Sam Soko and producer Toni Kamau

Softie

Language: Engels

Q&A with activists Boniface & Njeri Mwangi, director Sam Soko and producer Toni Kamau led by journalist Bahram Sadeghi about the search for democracy in Kenya.

How do you keep up the spirit in the fight against corruption and more democracy in Kenya while receiving threats? That is the topic of the talk led by journalist Bahram Sadeghi with activists Boniface & Njeri Mwangi, director Sam Soko and producer Toni Kamau.

As a fearless news photographer, Boniface Mwangi captured the brutal reality of Kenyan society and politics after the extreme violence of the elections of 2017. Mwangi began speaking out as a political activist and as an aspiring politician he aims to transcend corruption and tribal differences. In recent years, he was the target of police violence and many threats. However, all this does not discourage him. ‘I used to be called softie, but I’m no longer softie, because I discovered who I really am,’ he says. ‘There’s nothing as powerful as that.’ Read more about Boniface Mwangi and watch a short clip.