Police in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, have fired tear gas during protests by women opposed to their crackdown on members of the banned Mungiki sect. About 20 women demanded police leave Mathare slums after 21 people were killed in a shoot-out there June 5. Police have also recovered another beheaded body in the slum. Opposition and religious leaders are accusing the police of extrajudicial killings in retaliation for the deaths June 4 of three police officers. (BBC)

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