“Now that they’re on this conspiracy train, they can’t get off.”
Witnesses say police fired into the air to break up a crowd trying to march in the eastern city of Kisumu as protesters in the East African country push for members of the electoral commission to resign before the 2017 elections.
The deaths came as opposition protesters called for the replacement of the country's election commission, which they say is biased.
A recent video of police brutality during Kenyan protests over the country's Electoral Commission shocked the world — but experts say it's just a taste of what's to come if the issue isn't resolved.
A violent protest on Monday in Nairobi was the third such clash in the last three weeks, and a number of demonstrators were hospitalized with severe injuries.
Kenyan police disperse, beat, and arrest protesters who marched outside the electoral commission headquarters in Nairobi.
VICE News witnessed the torching 105 tons of ivory worth an estimated $105 million over the weekend in a bid to highlight the impact of poaching.
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta presided over the world's largest ivory burn on Saturday, which destroyed an estimated $150 million worth of trophies otherwise destined for sale on the black market.
President Uhuru Kenyatta visited the site of Friday night's disaster and ordered the arrest of the owners of the building, which had been condemned by the authorities.
Tuesday's ruling to throw out the case against William Ruto and Kenyan television journalist Joshua arap Sang ends a controversial trial over a wave of violence that occurred after Kenya's 2007 elections.