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Foreign Envoy’s Statement on Escalating Violence in Kenya


JOINT STATEMENT Heads of Mission on Recent Violent Demonstrations in Kenya May 24, 2016 We are deeply concerned by the escalation of violence during the demonstrations in Kenyan cities on 23 May around the future of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC).  The deaths and injuries of Kenyan citizens were tragic and unnecessary.  We urge the Government of Kenya

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The Disputed Collapse of William Ruto and Unanswered Questions

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In the recent past, Deputy President William Ruto has been in the news for all the wrong reasons. Immediately after the assassination of Jacob Juma on 5th of May, Ruto’s name featured prominently as the key suspect who may have masterminded Juma’s assassination. This is because in one of his tweets, Ruto was named by Juma as a person who

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“The Resurrection of Bernard Ngatia” and the Cord-Jubilee Propaganda War


Boniface Manono aka “Bernard Ngatia”, a Kenyan who reportedly died after brutalization by police during the campaign to disband and send the corrupt IEBC Commissioners home, has “resurrected from the dead” to say that he is alive. The story, which saturated both mainstream and social media, said that the man died out of injuries sustained during a moment of police

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Kenyan Brutalized Yesterday on Camera by Police Rises from the Dead


The campaigns to disband and send the corrupt IEBC Commissioners home has cost Cord supporters and the country at large it’s first martyr. Barely three days after patriots buried Jacob Juma whose life was taken away due to his anti-corruption crusade, Bernard Ngatia, another patriot who participated in the anti-IEBC protests yesterday, has succumbed to injuries he sustained after he

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Police Brutality: Cord Leaders Visit Supporter Fighting for His Life in Hospital

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A Cord supporter fighting for his life in hospital following police brutality was visited by Cord leaders, Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka. The supporter is among an unknown number of supporters brutalized by police outside Anniversary Towers where Cord has been staging weekly protests to demand the disbandment of IEBC Commission and the sending of the Commissioners home on grounds

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Injured Cord Supporter May be Having a Bullet Lodged in His Head


A CORD supporter brutalized by police during an anti-IEBC protests today, may be victim of police shooting with live bullets. According to information reaching KSB, the man may  be having a bullet lodged in his brain. He has since been taken to hospital for treatment and to establish the extent of his injuries. The brutality represents the first major episode

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Blood-Spilling Outside IEBC as Police Brutalize a Cord Protester

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A man bleeds profusely after being beaten by police in today’s protests outside IEBC offices to try and eject IEBC Commissioners out of office ahead of the 2017 polls. Raila Odinga, Cord leader, looks on, seemingly shocked at the level of police brutality on peaceful demonstrators exercising their right to Assembly guaranteed in the Kenyan Constitution. In that same police

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