In the slums of Nairobi, dead bodies of young, poor men are turning up on the streets almost every day. Suspected of being criminals, they are executed by the police - without charges, without trial.
At least six people have been killed by police throughout the East African country during curfew time, Human Rights Watch says. One apparent victim was a 13-year-old boy shot in the stomach while standing on a balcony.
Cases of police brutality in African countries that imposed lockdowns are on the rise. There are fears this could lead to non-compliance to government issued stay-at-home and social distancing guidelines.
Hunger, violence and despair: lockdowns are meant to keep Africa’s coronavirus cases in check, but many people are suffering as a result — especially the poor.
French police have arrested Rwandan businessman Felicien Kabuga, believed to a key financier of the country's 1994 genocide. He was found living under a false name in an apartment near Paris after decades on the run.
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