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Report: Kenyan Authorities Harass Coal Plant Opponents

A new report says Kenyan authorities have harassed and abused environmental activists protesting the development of a new coal plant. The Human Rights Watch and National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders report, titled “They Just Want to Silence Us” details harassment and abuses against Kenyan environmental activists who have campaigned against a proposed coal plant in Lamu County, in Kenya's Coast region. Otsieno Namwaya, a Human Rights Watch researcher, said they speak up, but...

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