Étiqueté : inauguration


Kenya TV networks gagged sooner than Odinga ‘inauguration’

Hundreds of supporters of Kenyan opposition leader have gathered in Nairobi ahead of a ceremony where Raila Odinga planned to swear himself in as president, three months after he boycotted presidential election re-run. Security in the Kenyan capital was tightened ahead of the self-declared « inauguration » with authorities shutting down independent TV stations. Citizen, NTV and KTN…


ACLU: Police pepper sprayed small one throughout inauguration

Police officers « knocked down » a 10-year-old boy and exposed him and his mother to pepper spray during a rally against US President Donald Trump’s inauguration, according to amendments to a lawsuit filed by a civil rights organisation. The lawsuit, which was originally filed by the American Civil Liberties Union of the District of Columbia (ACLU-DC)…