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Kenya Imam Denies His Mosque Is Center of Radicalization

The Riyadh Majengo Mosque on the outskirts of Nairobi has been accused of being a hub of radicalization, for youth turning to the Somali militant group al-Shabab. But the imam of the mosque said he and others work to turn youngsters away from extremist activity. Twenty-three-year-old Ibrahim Nyongesa is a resident of Pumwani on the outskirts of the Kenyan capital. He earns about $50 per month, making and selling coconut confections. Four years ago, Nyongesa became radicalized after...

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