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The Road to Garissa

07.April.2015 · Posted in Opinion

Shailja Patel stresses some historical facts which led to the late killings of Garissa, Kenya. By Shailja Patel 2015 the morning after a massacre   2014 #KasaraniConcentrationCamp: ”Operation Usalama Watch was launched on April 2, 2014, following a major terrorist attack last year and a series of smaller bombings in Nairobi and Mombasa. The name “Kasarani ...

Shailja Patel stresses some historical facts which led to the late killings of Garissa, Kenya.
2015

2014

#KasaraniConcentrationCamp: ”Operation Usalama Watch was launched on April 2, 2014, following a major terrorist attack last year and a series of smaller bombings in Nairobi and Mombasa. The name “Kasarani Concentration Camp” comes from Kasarani Stadium, which was turned into a police station early in the operation, and where an unknown number of people are still being held. (Numbers have been a huge problem this whole time; those who have passed through the stadium are said to be in the thousands, those held at any given time in the hundreds). The detainees include women, children, and the elderly. Conditions at the stadium and police stations where people are held are atrocious. Humanitarian organizations have been told to keep out.”

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