Kenya
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  • Hardline Muslim clerics. Young people who feel marginalized. Suspicions that police are responsible for the killings and forced disappearances of extremists.

    Kenyan Paramilitary soldiers patrol after clearing the area of Muslim youths who were shouting slogans of 'Allah Akbar', God is Great, after the Friday prayers outside the Musa Mosque in the Majengo suburb of Mombasa Kenya, Friday, Aug. 31, 2012.
    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2012, 12:30 PM EST
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  • Kenyan riot police officers stand guard Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012 after religious leaders and area member of parliament Ali Hassan Joho visited a church in Kisauni north Mombasa, which was destroyed my Muslim youth followed the death of a controversial Muslim preacher Aboud Rogo Mohammed.

    The grenade attack ended what had seemed to be a lull in violence stemming from the killing on Monday of a radical Islamist preacher.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 05, 2012, 6:30 PM EST
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  • NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Gunmen in Kenya's coastal city of Mombasa shot dead a Muslim cleric accused by Washington and the United Nations of supporting al-Qaida-linked militants in Somalia, sparking rioting by youths in which one person died and at least one police car was burned.

    The killing on Monday of Aboud Rogo fits into a pattern of extrajudicial killings and forced disappearances of suspected terrorists that is allegedly being orchestrated by Kenyan police, say Kenyan human rights groups.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 05, 2012, 1:00 PM EST
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