Protests banned in Kenya after opposition leader pulls out of presidential election
Oct 15, 2017, 00:38
The three teenagers were shot on the head and abdomen in Bondo town when they allegedly tried to confront police officers chasing them out of town during protests called by Kenyan opposition National Super Alliance (NASA).
Mr. Odinga, whose legal challenge led the court to nullify President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election, this week said he has left the race because no reforms to the electoral commission have been made.
Days ago, the Supreme Court ruled that the other candidates in the first elections may also compete on the run-off, which, in practice, will validate the vote despite Odinga's abstention.
Police in coastal Mombasa fired teargas at a crowd trying to march into the city.
Hundreds of opposition supporters took to the streets of Kenya's main cities yesterday in defiance of a government ban on protests as the country is gripped by uncertainty over its presidential election.
The decision was a rare victory for Odinga, a veteran opposition leader who failed to win election in 1997, 2007 and 2013, claiming to have been cheated of victory in the latter two votes.
"What we are demanding is that the electoral commission should respect the Supreme Court and carry out elections in accordance with the ruling".
In Kisumu, a stronghold of Odinga support, protesters reacted angrily when police turned water cannon on them to prevent them from entering the city centre.
But in an interview in London, Mr. Odinga said he's willing to return if that changes.
(Odinga) said on Friday his withdrawal from a presidential election rerun scheduled for October 26 meant the poll had been "cancelled" and there should be fresh nominations for a new vote.
Kenyatta's Jubilee Party has pursued changes to the electoral law that the opposition says will make it more hard for the Supreme Court to nullify a presidential election and will reduce safeguards against electoral fraud.
Kenyatta on Friday signed a supplementary budget allocating 12 billion shillings ($116 million, 98 million euros) for the new election.
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