"We Were Sent to Kill You": Gang Attacks in Western Kenya and the Government's Failed Response

Apr 15, 2014
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This report, based on Human Rights Watch research in the two counties, documents the little-reported attacks on nine villages in Busia and Bungoma counties by criminal gangs of armed young men from March to July 2013. The attackers, using machetes, clubs, and axes, killed a total of 10 people and seriously injured more than 150.