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Title:'They just want to silence us': Abuses against environmental activists at Kenya's coast region
Authors:Namwava, O.
Shetty, A.
Nduta, S.
City of publisher:New York/Kenya
Publisher:Human Rights Watch/National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders
Geographic term:Kenya
Violence - political
Abstract:This report describes the context for activism around the Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia Transport corridor project (LAPSSET) and associated development projects, and documents the obstacles activists face in speaking out publicly about their concerns. At least 35 activists campaigning against the region's mega infrastructure and transport projects have faced threats, beatings, arbitrary arrests, and detentions. (WorldCat)..