Political Violence and the 2013 Elections in Kenya
This 58-page report presents the dangers of violence due to government failures to carry out needed reforms. Already in 2012 and early 2013, inter-communal clashes in parts of Kenya have claimed more than 477 lives and displaced about 118,000 people. Many of these incidents have been linked to pre-election maneuvering as local politicians mobilize support. The police and other authorities have repeatedly failed to prevent the violence or hold those responsible to account.
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