How Somalis are being mistreated and abused in the pretext of security


At least 3,000 people were
arrested in Kenya during four
days of security operations
across the country following a
wave of terror attacks, officials
said Tuesday.
Kenya police spokesman Masoud
Mwinyi said most of those
arrested and held at a sports
stadium in the capital have been
questioned by security agencies
and released, but 447 suspects
remain in custody under anti-
terrorism laws that allow police
to hold suspects longer than 24
hours. He said 69 suspects had
been charged in court with
various offenses.
Human rights activists have
criticized the security operation,
which police said was prompted
by recent explosions and gun
attacks that have killed at least
12 and have been blamed on
Somali militant group, al-Shabab.
The extremist group has vowed
to carry out terror attacks in
Kenya in retaliation for Kenya
sending its military to Somalia to
help fight insurgents.
Rights groups say only Somalis

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