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Michael Kirby

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“Recently, I visited Kenya. A huge legal conference held in the Jomo Kenyatta Conference Centre in the middle of Nairobi. The meeting gathered lawyers from all parts of the Commonwealth of Nations. This is the club of nations all but one of which were once ruled by Britain. Queen Elizabeth II is the symbolic Head of the Commonwealth. It is usually a pretty friendly association …”