Kenya's indigenous communities threatened

Kenya's indigenous communities threatened

February 1, 2019

Efforts to protect the Embobut forest in Kenya are coming into conflict with the native Sengwer people, with the Sengwer accusing the government of burning their homes and forcibly evicting them.

    Thousands of people from an indigenous forest community in Kenya are accusing the government of forcefully evicting them from their ancestral land.

    The Sengwer indigenous people live in the Embobut forest in the western highlands of Kenya.

    They’ve been targets of violence and threats from the Kenya Forest Service.

    Al Jazeera’s Catherine Soi reports from Western Kenya.

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