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Kenya: Fear for safety/Ill treatment for pro-democracy activists

, Index number: AFR 32/005/2000

At least one killed and many others injured after peaceful pro-democracy rally in Nairobi. When police and security forces, prevented over 3,000 people from meeting. Police reportedly fired rubber bullets and teargas into a crowd waiting for members of parliament to address the meeting. Amnesty International is concerned at the violence with which police and security forces broke up the demonstration.

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