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.
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.
The Star, 5 June 2012
THE US Senate is about to slap a ban on funding, training and technical help to the Kenyan military and police personnel involved in recent human rights abuses in Northern Kenya... read more »