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DRIVEN OUT FOR DEVELOPMENT: Forced Evictions in Mombasa, Kenya

, Index number: AFR 32/2467/2015

On the night of 17 May 2015 scores of families living in Jomvu, an informal settlement along the A 109 highway in Mombasa, Kenya, awoke to the sound of a bulldozer and the arrival of armed police. Even as they desperately tried to salvage their belongings, the bulldozer demolished their homes and small businesses. It was a terrifying ordeal, which left many people homeless.

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