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Kenya: Somalis scapegoated in counter-terror crackdown

Headline Title:  Kenya: Somalis scapegoated in counter-terror crackdown 27 May 2014 Kenya’s Somali community is being scapegoated in a counter-terror operation which has seen thousands subjected to arbitrary arrest, harassment, extortion, ill-treatment, forcible relocation and expulsion, Amnesty International said today.In a new Briefing Paper Amnesty International documents a disturbing wave of serious human rights violations suffered by Kenya’s Somali community since a security crackdown - known as ‘Operation Usalama Watch’ - began in early  April 2014.“It appears that ‘Operation…

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