Middle East

Scuffles as police disperse protesters trying to block Kenya vote

A Kenyan police officer cocks his G3 rifle as he attempts to disperse a crowd of opposition supporters trying to prevent voters to reach a polling station in Mathare, Nairobi, on October 26, 2017. Kenyans began voting in a repeat election that has polarised the nation and is likely to be fiercely disputed in the absence of opposition leader Raila Odinga, who is boycotting the vote. In stark contrast to the first edition of the election, which was annulled last month by the Supreme Court, many p

 

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