URGENT ACTION: FORCED EVICTION KILLS CHILD; 3,500 LEFT HOMELESS

On 5 February, at 10:30pm, 3,500 residents of Kibos, Kisumu County, Kenya, were brutally evicted by the Kenya Railways Corporation. Armed police used teargas to force residents out of their homes. As a bulldozer brought down their homes, one child was trapped under debris and killed. The residents, belonging to the Nubian community, claim that no written eviction notice was issued. This unlawful act was done in violation of the Presidential moratorium on evictions during the COVID-19 pandemic issued on 1 May 2020.

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    signed KIBOS URGENT ACTION 2021-03-05 14:53:43 +0300
    We condemn these injustices with the fullness of soberness. Home is a basic need in life!
    signed KIBOS URGENT ACTION 2021-03-05 12:14:02 +0300
    signed KIBOS URGENT ACTION 2021-03-03 14:01:11 +0300
    STOP FORCED EVICTION

    STOP MAKING PEOPLE HOMELESS

    ALL LIVES MATTER.
    signed KIBOS URGENT ACTION 2021-03-02 09:43:48 +0300
    signed KIBOS URGENT ACTION 2021-02-25 21:46:58 +0300
    signed KIBOS URGENT ACTION via 2021-02-25 09:33:27 +0300
    signed KIBOS URGENT ACTION via 2021-02-25 03:21:50 +0300
    signed KIBOS URGENT ACTION 2021-02-25 03:01:35 +0300
    signed KIBOS URGENT ACTION 2021-02-24 21:14:50 +0300
    Not only was this act unlawful,but it was inhumane and and barbaric.
    signed KIBOS URGENT ACTION 2021-02-24 16:40:10 +0300
    signed KIBOS URGENT ACTION 2021-02-24 12:47:24 +0300
    signed KIBOS URGENT ACTION 2021-02-24 11:58:24 +0300
    signed KIBOS URGENT ACTION 2021-02-24 11:24:56 +0300
    End Injustice
    signed KIBOS URGENT ACTION 2021-02-24 11:22:32 +0300
    signed KIBOS URGENT ACTION 2021-02-23 17:48:59 +0300
    It’s a very sad state of affairs…as our houses were demolished by the government of kenya under the instructions of the county commissioner…we want justice be done to us..
    signed KIBOS URGENT ACTION 2021-02-23 16:37:40 +0300
    I’m against the inhumene eviction of citizens in the middle of the night. It an abuse of people’s rights and a crime aganist humanity
    signed KIBOS URGENT ACTION 2021-02-23 15:48:57 +0300
    signed KIBOS URGENT ACTION 2021-02-22 23:52:41 +0300
    signed KIBOS URGENT ACTION 2021-02-22 18:40:47 +0300
    I am really sorry for the brutality that was used by police by evicting resident of kibos where one child was killed,,I as a Kenyan citizen and a person of integrity and respect for the human rights am really requesting the Kenyan government to take action against those who were in charge and also am humbly requesting the government to intervene and help the affected family.
    signed KIBOS URGENT ACTION 2021-02-22 12:05:04 +0300
    signed KIBOS URGENT ACTION 2021-02-21 12:55:49 +0300
    signed KIBOS URGENT ACTION 2021-02-20 22:55:24 +0300
    signed KIBOS URGENT ACTION 2021-02-20 11:48:55 +0300
    signed KIBOS URGENT ACTION 2021-02-19 20:10:23 +0300
    After all serikali inasumbua wakenya…the government should not assume shelter for the victims then the same government is fighting internal refugees… insanity
    signed KIBOS URGENT ACTION via 2021-02-19 19:28:07 +0300
    signed KIBOS URGENT ACTION 2021-02-19 19:24:01 +0300
    An injustice to one person is an injustice to all.
    signed KIBOS URGENT ACTION 2021-02-19 17:25:17 +0300
    Its un fathomable how a government can turn against its citizens.
    signed KIBOS URGENT ACTION via 2021-02-19 16:51:12 +0300
    Justice be served
    signed KIBOS URGENT ACTION 2021-02-19 12:44:22 +0300
    signed KIBOS URGENT ACTION 2021-02-19 07:22:43 +0300