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Boniface Mwangi plans protests as Amnesty International publishes names of 33 people killed by police

October 18, 2017 at 08:44
Boniface Mwangi plans protests as Amnesty International publishes names of 33 people killed by police

Boniface Mwangi plans to hold nonpartisan demonstrations against police killings. This after Amnesty International revealed police killed 33 people in Nairobi alone.

Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch on Tuesday October 17th released a report highlighting how the 33 people died.

The 37-page report, titled Kill Those Criminals’: Security Forces’ Violations in Kenya’s August 2017 Elections, documents excessive use of force by police and other security agents against protesters and residents.

Human rights watchdogs says the 33 victims were killed during police operations in Mathare, Kibera, Baba Dogo, Dandora, Korogocho, Kariobangi, and Kawangware. These killings happened between August 9th and 13th 2017.

Boniface’s October 19th demo

Rights Activist Boniface Mwangi plans to hold peaceful demonstrations on Thursday. Boniface calls upon Kenyans from all walks of life to join him at Uhuru Park in demonstrating against police killings.

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