Kenyan Govt Takes Tough Stance on Hate Speech


An arrest order for an assistant minister has been issued in response to hate speech allegations. The government has been cracking down on hate speech as the country approaches elections.

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Hate speech has been cited as one of the leading causes of post-election violence in Kenya in 2008 (file/photo).

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