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  1. News - World - KENYA

    Muslim leaders say violent attacks in Kenya are ‘tearing country apart’

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 10:38pm by AFP

    ... response risked dividing the country along ethnic and religious lines that could trigger a repeat of the deadly post-election violence six years ago. "The continued violence risks tearing ... and Preachers. The situation is "a recipe for sectarian and ethnic violence which might be a repeat of the tragic events of 2007", he added. Heavy-handed police operations on the coast- ...

  2. News - World - KENYA

    Kenya's truth commission blames new president for violence

    Posted May 23rd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... the country's 2007-08 post-election violence, in which more than 1,000 people died and 600,000 lost their homes. President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto face trial at the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity charges related to the violence, but local attempts to prosecute the two have never taken off. The commission didn't recommend local ...

  3. News - World - KENYA

    Kenyan elections on Monday stir fears of ethnic violence

    Posted Mar 03rd 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... repeat of election violence "Welcome to Valley View photographic site," says the weathered wooden sign, boasting that you are 2,400 metres above east Africa's Rift Valley, ... in the valley there's a clue why. Sunshine gleams off the metal roofs of housing built for families displaced by ethnic violence that followed Kenya's general election five years ago. More ...

  4. News - World - KENYA

    At least 15 killed in latest attack claimed by al-Shabab in Kenya

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 09:22pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Nairobi Deaths come a day after 49 lost their lives in assault on coastal town, while president blames violence not on militants, but domestic rivals 15 killed in new attack ... described as "hate-mongers", though he did not name anybody. "The attack in Lamu was well planned, orchestrated and politically motivated ethnic violence against the Kenyan ...

  5. News - World - KENYA

    10 killed and 70 injured in twin terror blasts at market in Nairobi, Kenya

    Posted May 17th 2014, 02:10am by AP

    ... that the number of foreign visitors to the country- a top safari and beach destination- slumped by 11 per cent last year, when the country was gripped by fears of election-related political violence ...

  6. News - World - KENYA

    No bodies found in suspected mass grave in Kenya: police

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 05:47pm by Agence France-Presse in Nairobi

    ... killed in the recent violence, with Adoli admitting the situation was “strange”. He suggested the site may have been “tampered with” and that bodies believed to have been buried were removed following the grave’s discovery. “The appearance of the area and the heavy stench of rotting flesh pointed towards the existence of a grave,” he said. Violence between the groups erupted ...

  7. News - World - KENYA

    Kenyan girls win landmark rape case against police

    Posted May 31st 2013, 09:12am by Reuters in Nairobi

    ... violence against girls. “Perpetrators know they can commit crimes against innocent children without fear of being apprehended and prosecuted,” the court said. “The respondents showed disbelief, ... in five women and girls are victims of sexual violence in Kenya, according to a 2008/09 government survey. Rape is rarely reported due to stigma and lack of faith in the justice system, although ...

  8. News - World - KENYA

    ICC drops case against Kenya's Muthaura

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 09:14pm by AFP

    ... Uhuru Kenyatta of crimes against humanity during 2007-2008 post-election violence. The decision came after a key witness in Muthaura’s case was discredited and after ICC chief prosecutor Fatou ... Muthaura,” Bensouda told the Hague-based court. Four prominent Kenyans, including first-round presidential poll winner Kenyatta, faced charges at the ICC over deadly post-poll violence five years ago ...

  9. News - World - KENYA

    Smoke pours from Kenya mall as forces ‘close in’

    Posted Sep 23rd 2013, 10:32am by Reuters

    ... managing without it so far. Western powers have been alarmed by a spread of al-Qaeda-linked violence across Africa, from Nigeria and Mali in the west, though Algeria and Libya in the north ... the latest raid may show al Shabaab lashing out in its weakness after the successes of Kenyan troops in Somalia, the risk of further international violence remains. Julius Karangi, chief ...

  10. News - World - KENYA

    Kenyatta trial a headache for West after Westgate mall attack

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... for allegedly masterminding the ethnic violence that left at least 1,100 dead after disputed 2007 elections. Ruto's trial began last month, and he has been travelling back and forth between Kenya ...




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