Kenya: State security deploy tear gas to disperse protest against annulled election

Kenyan state security forces deployed tear gas to disperse protesters who were continuing to demand reforms to the country's electoral board following its decision to annul August’s presidential election, in Nairobi, on Monday. The tear gas was reportedly deployed after altercations, some of them allegedly involving protesters and police. The demonstration comprised supporters and leaders of the... Еще National Super Alliance opposition coalition. A number of injuries were reported in the wake of the protest. Demonstrators are demanding the sacking of officials of the election board due to August's cancelled presidential elections. Protests have also taken place in the cities of Kisumu and Mombasa in recent days. President Uhuru Kenyatta won August's presidential election before it was annulled due to «irregularities and illegalities.» Kenyans will return to the polls on 26 October, in an election that the opposition vows to boycott if election board officials are not replaced beforehand.

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