Kenya: Security Forces Face U.S. Funding Ban


The U.S. senate is set to ban all funding and training to military and police forces who have been involved in human rights abuses.
  • Kenya:  Security Forces Face U.S. Funding Ban

    Capital FM, 5 June 2012

    The US Senate has banned any funding or training to units of the Kenyan military and police found to have been involved in human rights abuses in Mount Elgon in March 2008. read more »

Photo: Xinhua

The military and some units of the police force were accused of having violated rights of innocent citizens during an operation to flush out members of the Sabaot Land Defence Force in Mt Elgon in 2008, resulting in the killings of an estimated 750 people and disappearance of hundreds more.

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