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Executed? Extrajudicial Killings in Nairobi

19-year-old Brian was shot in broad daylight in Kayole, a poor neighborhood in Kenya's capital Nairobi. Kenyan police have been waging an underground anti-crime war by killing suspected criminals. The death toll in 2017 is said to top 3,000.

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It has happened again: four young men shot dead in broad daylight in Kenya’s Kayole slum. One of them is 19-year-old Brian, who neighbors was killed by the police. Kenya is still seen as one of Africa’s more stable and economically successful democracies but the veneer hides the dark reality of extrajudicial killings and a culture of impunity. In their underground war against crime, the Kenyan police shoot dead suspected criminals on Nairobi’s streets. Last year alone, the number is said to have been more than 3000... Who Shot Brian? - Police Violence in the Slums of Nairobi A Reportage by Melanie Cura Daball