Inter-Ethnic Killings in Kenya Were Planned - Rights Group

A series of attacks between warring pastoralist and farming communities, which left more than 100 people dead and nearly 20,000 displaced, were part of a coordinated plan, according to the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights.
Photo: Capital FM

Residents view victims of ethnic violence at a mosque in the Tana Delta District (file photo).


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    The Star, 18 September 2012

    Eighteen people suspected to be behind the Tana Delta murders were on Friday arraigned a Garsen court. The 18 appeared before senior resident magistrate Justus Kituku but did not ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Mass Grave Found in Tana Area, 18 September 2012

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  • Kenya:  Govt Sends Paramilitary to Coast

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  • Kenya:  Special Forces Seize Weapons in Tana

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    Thousands of crude weapons have been recovered in the disarmament by security personnel in the Tana Delta. The crude weapons including spears, arrows and bows have been collected ... read more »


  • Kenya:  Fresh Violence in Tana River, Despite Military Presence

    Capital FM, 17 September 2012

    Fresh violence broke out in Tana River on Monday, where 22 houses were razed in a village even as over 2,000 heavily armed para-military GSU officers patrolled the troubled region. read more »

  • Kenya:  Cabinet is Right to Deploy GSU in Tana Delta

    The Star, 17 September 2012

    Last week Parliament passed a motion urging the Government to deploy the military to restore law and order in the clash-torn Tana River County. read more »

  • Kenya:  Kibaki and Raila Have Failed the Masses

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    Death of more than one hundred citizens of a country-not through an accident or a natural disaster but from massacre and wanton acts of arson- is not a small matter. It was just ... read more »