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Police

KILLINGS

FROM 2007 WE HAVE BEEN RECORDING ALL THE LOST VOICES AND HERE IS A BRIEF SUMMARY FOR YOU TO THINK ABOUT

ENFORCED

DISAPPEARANCES

KILLINGS AS OF NOVEMBER 2021

By November 2021, there were 147 cases of extrajudicial killings and 27 cases of enforced disappearances in Kenya

January, there were 7 police killings and 3 enforced disappearances as a result of 10 separate incidents

February, there were 6 cases of police killings and 4 enforced disappearances as a result of 8 separate incidents.

March, there were 10 cases of police killings and 2 enforced disappearances as a result of 6 separate incidents

April there were 7 cases of police killings and 1 enforced disappearance as a result of 6 separate incidents

May there were 22 police killings as a result of 13 separate incidents

June there were 17 killings and 8 enforced disappearances as a result of 24 incidents

July: There were 20 cases of police killings and 3 cases of enforced disappearances as a result of 15 separate incidents.

AUGUST: There were 22 cases of police killings and 1 case of enforced disappearance

SEPTEMBER: There were 8 cases of police killings as a result of 6 incidents. 

OCTOBER: There were 22 cases of police killings and 2 cases of enforced disappearances as a result of 20 incidents.

NOVEMBER: There were 6 cases of police killings and 3 cases of enforced disappearances as a result of 10 incidents.

***Data on cases of enforced disappearances may change when the victims are found or confirmed dead

KILLINGS AS OF 2020

According to our data, 167 People have been killed by the police or disappeared in 2020.Out of this 157 were as a result of police killings and 10 disappeared in police custody. 

JUSTICE

Of all cases identified only 28 have court prosecution procedures started against them for these cases

Men are most likely to be killed by the police in most cases accounting for 60% of the murders or enforced disappearances

69% of those were Killed during Anti-crime Operations

Anti Crime Operations

Anti Terror Operations

Political demonstrations

Other

Nairobi county accounts for the most deaths by Police and enforced disappearances

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