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Kiai

Martial arts
A shout used in aikido and other Japanese martial arts that expresses the energy accumulated during a period of meditative build-up.
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Alfred de Zayas, the Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order, and Maina Kiai, the Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association, issued a statement to mark the Day, in which they noted that civil society is essential for a true democracy.
Singer-Songwriter Grant Maloy Smith is pleased to announce that he will be performing at the KIAI (Karate Instruction Assistance Initiative) Kyoshi Strong Concert.
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Forum 2015 will feature four plenary sessions with remarks from high-level speakers-including New York University's Bill Easterly, UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights to Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and Association Maina Kiai, Special Advisor of the UN Secretary General on Post-2015 Development Planning Amina Mohammed and Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes.
In a statement delivered on January 27, at the end of his visit, Kiai concluded that in Kazakhstan, "there is very limited space for the expression of dissenting views.
Kiai was on an official visit to Oman in September last year.
While the UN Special Rapporteur Maina Kiai heavily criticised Oman for its treatment of protesters and what he called its "flawed" assembly law, he nonetheless pointed out that Oman was the first Middle Eastern country to invite him.
Muscat, Sept 8 (ONA) Khalid bin Hilal al- Ma'awali, Chairman of Majlis A'Shura received in his Office today the UN Special Rapporteur on the right to freedom of peaceful assembly and of Association Maina Kiai and his accompanying delegation.
Kiai NyentrikMembela Pemerintah (Yogyakarta: LKiS).
Following a Civil Society discussion at the opening day of the United Nations General Assembly, the US President questioned UN Special Rapporteur Maina Kiai about his smoking habit.
official, Maina Kiai, during a private conversation, about his smoking habit, the Huffington Post reported.