Refuge marks one year of campaign calling for a public inquiry

Linah KezaToday David Gikawa was found guilty of the murder of his ex girlfriend, Linah Keza. He stabbed her to death while she was with her three year old daughter.

Linah had previously made a witness statement stating that she was “petrified” of Gikawa and told police that he carried a sharpened kitchen knife with him.


This verdict comes exactly one year on from Refuge launching a campaign calling for a public inquiry into the police and state response to women and children experiencing domestic violence.


This timeline shows just a few of the events that have happened since then.

One year on - Refuge's call for a public inquiry