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Over 50,000 Kenyans "Risk Forced Eviction"


World  (tags: humanrights, kenya, government, eviction, Kibera, 50, 000, water, sanitation, food, homes, railways, slums )

Naoko
- 3229 days ago - afrol.com
The quick eviction of more than 50,000 people living alongside Kenya's railways is being considered by the Nairobi government. Rights groups urge authorities to adopt "guidelines that conform with international humen rights standards" before considering



   

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chris b (2474)
Friday April 16, 2010, 12:46 am
It's all very well think about evictin peopel but the authorities must surely be aware that they are only there in the first place because they have nowhere to go! Establishing decent housing and sanitation where they are to be moved to, should be done long before any eviction is contemplated!
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday April 17, 2010, 12:07 am
Its true that Human rights groups strongly protested the ample eviction plans. People have been living and working on these lands for years and a thirty-day notice punctuation is wholly inadequate still nothing happends
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Rose Becke (141)
Saturday April 17, 2010, 3:54 am
awful
 

Terry B (649)
Saturday April 17, 2010, 4:38 am
This terrible news is the direct result of uncontrolled overpopulation, and very distressing to me.

I went to graduate school there in the 1970s when Nairobi was a pleasant city of a half million or so. There were poor areas, of course, but nothing like what is depicted here. With a climate similar to Los Angeled without the ocean, Nairobi used to be called "The City of Eternal Spring."
 

. (0)
Saturday April 17, 2010, 10:55 pm
Truly a tradegy across this continent.. they need ti give the people more time, provide better facilites and help them to improve their quality of life...
 
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