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Kenya security forces accused of torture

Kenya security forces accused of torture

A human rights group says Kenyan security forces tortured hundreds of civilians and raped at least a dozen women during a three-day operation to disarm militias in the country's remote northeast.
New York-based Human Rights Watch urged an inquiry into the October operation in the Mandera district.
The desolate and arid region near the borders of Somalia and Ethiopia sees frequent cross-border raids over dwindling resources.
Kenya's police spokesman had no immediate comment Monday on the allegations.


Updated : 2021-02-26 03:49 GMT+08:00