Kenyan opposition puts death
toll at over 1,500
The number of people killed following the December general
election in Kenya has been estimated at over 1,5000, Orange
Democratic Movement(ODM) official said here on Monday.
The officials are in Ethiopia,Addis Ababa to lobby against
president Kibaki at the ongoing AU summit whom they accuse of
setting up a « civilian coup » by « stealing the voices of the
Professor Peter Anyang Nyong’o, Secretary-General of ODM said more
than 1,500 Kenyans « have perished in the hands of state security
agents while 300,000 have been internally displaced. »
Professor Nyongo’ indicated that the ongoing violence in Kenya has
a « tribal nature ».
Trouble also erupted Monday in western town, Kisumu where ODM
officials confirmed the death of one person so far.