Calls are being made for the Finnish government to suspend a €9.5 million fund to the Kenya Forest Service because of escalating human rights abuses of the country’s indigenous Sengwer people.
17 January 2018: The European Union has suspended a multi-million euro project in the face of mounting evidence that its funds were being used to carry out violent human rights abuses.
17 de enero de 2018: La Unión Europea ha suspendido un proyecto multimillonario frente a la creciente evidencia de que sus fondos se estaban utilizando para cometer abusos violentos contra los
41-year-old Robert Kirotich has today been shot by EU-funded guards working for the Kenya Forestry Service. Another wounded man, David Kipkosgei Kiptilkesi was taken away by the guards and his condition unknown.
Robert Kirotich, de 41 años de edad, ha sido asesinado hoy por guardias financiados por la UE que trabajan para el Servicio Forestal de Kenia (KFS por sus siglas en inglés). Los guardias se llevaron otro hombre herido, David Kipkosgei Kiptilkesi, y su estado es desconocido.
Three independent experts appointed by the UN have expressed concerns about recent reports that indigenous Sengwer peoples in western Kenya have been attacked and forcibly evicted from their homes.
Nairobi, December 29, 2017 – In a remote region of Kenya this week, a government agency — flush with funds from the European Union—is sending armed security guards house to house