Kenya: Report says police abused refugees in the country

Posted on May 29, 2013 • Filed under: Africa, Expatriate Arrested, Expatriate attacked, Expatriate raped reports that Kenyan police in Nairobi tortured, raped, and otherwise abused and arbitrarily detained at least 1,000 refugees between mid-November 2012 and late January 2013, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The Kenyan authorities should immediately open an independent public investigation, and the United Nations refugee agency – which has not spoken publicly about the abuses – should document and publicly report on any future abuses against refugees, Human Rights Watch said. Read article

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