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Monday, January 28, 2008

Mungiki in Crimes Against Humanity

Who is funding Mungiki? Where do they get the guns and the machetes? Why did the police shoot peaceful demonstrators in Kisumu only to shoot in the air in Naivasha where Mungiki has burnt 20 Luos to death? Are they doing somebody's job, whose job? On Sunday, eyewitnesses and Red Cross officials reported brutal attacks by members of President Mwai Kibaki's Kikuyu tribe on other ethnic groups in Naivasha. "After stealing the elections from Kenyans, Kibaki now wishes to deny them justice and peace".

It was a similar situation in Nakuru on Sunday, where ODM member the Rev. Mike Brawan said members of the Kikuyu tribe "are flushing out the non-Kikuyus from their houses." He said Kikuyus are going house-to-house, attacking civilians that are not members of the tribe, as well as looting and burning their property. Police, he said, "are not doing much." Brawan said he saw homes burned and people hacked to death in the tribal violence. "They just die with a lot of pain," he said. It is estimated -- depending on the source -- that between 500 and 1,000 people have been killed in the violence that followed the Dec. 27 election in which Kibaki kept his post.

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  1. "Criminal gangs, on a killing spree, working under police protection,
    are part of a well-orchestrated plan of terror, to spread and
    escalate the violence," he told reporters. "The government is doing
    this to try to influence mediation efforts to divert from electoral
    malpractice to security and violence."