Eerily familiar
January 29, 2008

Graffiti in Kisumu, on the side of a destroyed and looted shop owned by a Kikuyu.
  • “Human rights violations against women and children will continue to increase, particularly in conflict-ridden areas of Africa, unless the international community steps up its efforts to combat gender-based violence (GBV), according to UN officials.

– IRIN NAIROBI, 28 January 2005

  • “United Nations officials are saying that the government has failed to protect civilians, including girls who are getting raped at displaced persons camps.”
-NYTimes reporting on Kenya, January 30, 2008
  • “For the umpteenth time, we again ask President Kibaki and Orange Democratic Movement leader Mr. Raila Odinga to work for peace, truth, and justice. Kenya has bled enough.”

-The Sunday Standard (Kenya) editorial, January 2008