UN Experts Ask Kenya to Halt Sengwer Evictions From Forest Land
The United Nations has called on Kenyan authorities to stop forceful evictions of the Sengwer tribe living in the Embobut forest in Kenya. At least 15 homes and some livestock were destroyed when over 100 armed forest service guards entered the traditional lands of the Sengwer. This tribe has been fighting with the Kenyan government for the right to live in the Embobut forest in the Cherengany Hills for over five decades.
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 16 January 2018
United Nations experts have called on Kenyan authorities to halt forceful evictions of the Sengwer, a tribe living in the forest of western Kenya who say they are being forced off… Read more »
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 18 January 2018
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Thomson Reuters Foundation, 5 January 2018
"They took a six-year-old boy and went around burning houses with him after his mother fled. They left him in the forest at night alone." Read more »