• Advocating getting back our land, as a results of this we have several court cases against salt investors.
  • We have petitioned the National Land Commission (NLC) with respect to historical and ongoing land injustices in the Magarini Salt Belt in the Coastal Region of Kenya.
  • We are advocating for the registration of a vibrant trade union and conducting of a baseline survey on the health effects of salt to workers in the salt sub-sector.
  • We undertake environmental rehabilitation on the degraded areas by planting trees through MRF member organizations.
  • We conduct community sensitization forums on MRF thematic areas.


  • Establishment of MRF through solidarity buildup of Self Help Groups in the Magarini Salt Belt to advocate for human rights.
  • We have been able to secure court injunctions to stop the expansion of the salt extractives industries.
  • The release of the Malindi Public Inquiry Report-2006 online by the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR) was a big mile stone.
  • The petition to the National Land Commission (NLC) resulted to the verification of boundaries of the salt firm, blocked rivers and closed access routes to the beach.
  • We have established a strong network and collaborating with mind partners.
  • We have petitioned the National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA) on environmental degradation, this has resulted to the insurance of a stop order to Krystaline Salt Ltd – Marereni which had violated the NEMA license conditions.
  • We profound of funding by American Jewish World Services- AJWS- Pursuing global justice through grassroots change.

About Us

Malindi Rights Forum (MRF) is a Human Rights Organization working in Kilifi County Coastal region of Kenya. Our office is currently based in Magarini Sub County. MRF was formed in 2006 as a non-profitable organization.

Our Values

a) Transparence and accountability
b) Patriotism (uzalendo)
c) Professionalism and commitment
d) Inclusiveness and respect for diversity
e) Integrity
f) Justice and fairness
g) Equality, Gender and inter-generational equity

Contact Us

Malindi Rights Forum
Marereni, Kilifi County
Email: malindirightsforum@yahoo.com