IMLU was formed in 1993 to provide an organizational framework for responding to the then extremely worrying cases of torture in Kenya within the context of the obtaining political and governance conditions.
We will continue to uphold professionalism, honesty, accountability, and evidence-based interventions in the course of our work
We will endeavour to show compassion and dedication to victims and survivors of torture, violence, and discrimination regardless of who they are
We will carry out its work without fear
We will be open in its interactions and working relations, and will support clear channels of information sharing and communication;
We are committed to upholding ethical practices in all our undertakings.
We will demonstrate unconditional positive regard for all; we treat everyone equally regardless of their race, colour, religion, political affiliation, gender, age, sexual orientation or social-cultural or economic background; we keenly reflect on how our work methods, approaches and attitudes impact on communities that we serve.