Kenya slum demolition sparks protests amid virus restrictions
Hundreds of protesters in Kenya blocked one of Nairobi’s major highways with burning tires to protest government demolitions of the homes of more than 7,000 people and the closure of an adjacent food market.
Police used teargas and water cannons on the protesters, who then looted shops and parked cars.
“Police responded to a rowdy group that was destroying property on the road,” said Nairobi police chief Philip Ndolo. “If they have grievances they should express them through the right channels…
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