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Police clash with opposition protesters in Kenya

By Reuters
27 September 2017   |   2:19 pm
Kenyan police fired tear gas to disperse protesters who say election officials should be sacked before the re-run of a presidential vote because they favor President Uhuru Kenyatta.


16 Sep 2017
Police in Kenya fired tear gas and bullets towards a group of men who beat women attending an election meeting.
21 Sep 2017
Demonstrators were met with tear gas in Nairobi ahead of the Supreme Court releasing a detailed ruling on the annulment of August's election.
26 Oct 2017
Kenyan police fire tear gas at opposition supporters in Kisumu.
29 Oct 2017
Kenyan police descend on the Nairobi slum of Kawangware where opposition supporters went on the rampage after shops and businesses were torched and homes looted.
8 Feb 2018
In the slums of Nairobi, dead bodies of young, poor men are turning up on the streets almost every day. Suspected of being criminals, they are executed by the police - without charges, without trial.
3 May 2021
Police fired tear gas canisters at DW's East Africa correspondent Mariel Müller while she was covering a protest in Nairobi. Amnesty International and the Foreign Press Association of Africa have condemned the attack.
7 Dec 2021
Clashes erupted in Nairobi after a Kenyan police officer shot dead six people in a rampage on Tuesday (December 7) and then shot and killed himself, a senior police officer and the Directorate of Criminal Investigations said. The officer first shot and killed his wife at their home before setting off with his service-issued AK-47 rifle to shoot dead another four people, the Directorate of Criminal Investigations said on its Twitter account, describing the shooter as a "rogue officer".