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Kenya: Further information on Ill-treatment / fear for safety: Wangari Maathai

, Index number: AFR 32/004/1999

Amnesty International has learned that Kenyan Attorney General Amos Wako has apologised to Greenbelt Movement leader Professor Wangari Maathai for the beating she received at the Karura forest demonstration on 8 January 1999. He has also ordered a full investigation into the incident, but according to the information received by Amnesty International no arrests have yet been made.

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