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Kenya: the opposition accuses the security forces in the killing of 100 protesters

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World news:During a crackdown on protests that erupted after the presidential elections in Kenya, the opposition believes that the security forces killed more than 100 people, among whom were children.

In Kenya, the opposition accuses the security forces in the killing of more than 100 people, including children, during the crackdown on the protests that erupted after the presidential election in this country.

The corresponding statement August 12, was made by the representative of the opposition coalition “national Supreme Alliance” James, Orengo, Radio Liberty reports.

“The opposition has not provided evidence to support these statements. The opposition also blamed the police for provoking the violence,” – said Radio Liberty.

Informed world news agencies reported that during protests in Kenya, police shot and killed a young girl and 9 man .

We will remind, presidential elections in Kenya that took place last weekend, won by the incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta. The gap, according to the official results, between Kenyatta and his opponent from the opposition Ryle odingas is 10%.

Odinga said that the computer system of the CEC was broken, and the results changed. He accused “the Anniversary party” Uhuru Kenyatta in the organization of hacker attacks on the electoral system.

Supporters of the current President deny the charges.

After the statements Odinga in the streets of Nairobi protests erupted.

Commentators have drawn Parallels between the current events and protests in 2007, when they were killed over a thousand people.

55-year-old Uhuru Kenyatta, son of the first President of Kenya after independence from Britain, focuses on the successes in economic growth, as well as the implementation of infrastructure projects, most of which are realized with the support of China.

72-year-old Raila Odinga, the son of the leader of the movement for the independence of the country, positioning itself as a fighter against poverty and corruption.

Many Kenyans vote along ethnic lines. Kenyatta is representative of the “Kikuyu” – the largest ethnic group in the country. While Odinga is a group of “Luo”, whose members have never held the highest office in Kenya.

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