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Kenya: Account for ‘Disappeared’ in Insurgency Crackdown

Over 300 people are still missing three years after a conflict over an insurgency in the Mt. Elgon region, the majority of them forcibly disappeared by the Kenyan army, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The Kenyan government should immediately establish an independent inquiry to exhume suspected mass graves and to investigate atrocities committed by both Kenyan security forces and the militia known as the Sabaot Land Defense Force (SLDF). The International Criminal Court (ICC) should broaden its investigation in Kenya if the Kenyan government is unable or unwilling to carry out…

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