Demonstrations in Nairobi: Kenya's president addresses the nation after violent protests | EUROtoday

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Kenyan President William Ruto has blamed “organized criminals” for storming Parliament in Nairobi Legitimate protests had been infiltrated and undermined, he claimed in a televised deal with that night. “Kenya has today experienced an attack on democracy and the rule of law.”

The occasions had been “a turning point” in how to answer threats to nationwide safety, stated Ruto. The authorities had mobilized all assets at its disposal to make sure that the incidents weren’t repeated. Defence Minister Aden Duale additionally introduced that the Military to help the police.

Hundreds of demonstrators stormed parliament within the Kenyan capital Nairobi within the afternoon, the place a controversial tax legislation was up for vote. Many persons are frightened that the legislation will additional improve the price of residing.

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