Armed Kenya Forest Service (KFS) guards arrive in Embobut Forest to forcefully evict communities
For background information please see:
- Kenya defies its own courts: torching homes and forcefully evicting the Sengwer from their ancestral lands, threatening their cultural survival
- Kenyan Government torches hundreds of Sengwer homes in the forest glades in Embobut
- Urgent appeal against the forced eviction of Sengwer communities in Kenya
Funds are urgently needed to continue the legal effort to stop these appalling evictions now, and to ensure that Sengwer families can safely return to the forest. To donate please visit this JustGiving page.
Kenya Forest Service guards have been burning Sengwer homes forcing communities to flee their ancestral lands
"All their [school] Uniforms, our cooking pans, water containers, cups have been burnt. There was no consultation."
Children fleeing armed guards - Embobut, Kenya 2014