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Kenyan MPs Pass Controversial Security Measures

Kenyan lawmakers have passed a set of controversial security measures Thursday, amid shouting and catcalling, after a scuffle broke out in parliament earlier in the day. The measures will severely lengthen the amount of time terror suspects can be detained, and impose harsh punishments on media outlets for distributing material deemed harmful to national security. Critics say the new legislation threatens civil liberties and free speech. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has said only...

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