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tv   Reporter - Police Violence in the Slums of Nairobi  Deutsche Welle  February 3, 2018 5:15pm-5:31pm CET

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where i come from we have to fight for a free press i was born and raised in a military dictatorship with just one t.v. shadow and if you missed a forest one official information as a journalist i have worked all the strength of many can trust and they have all those are all was the same core to the social inequality a lack of the freedom of the press and corruption who can afford to stay silent
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when it comes to the fans of the humans and see them why the poles who have decided to put their trust in us. may name is jenny person a word and deed. there is no double the double is the police. that's why we call them beasts. the slums of nairobi dead bodies of young poor man are turning up on the streets almost every day it's an underground war against crime. the community explodes and inside a say they are executed by the police without charges without trial because they
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are allegedly criminals one of them was brian this is his story. number two are before i make fun. of brio has lost his son brian nineteen years old executed while having lunch. it's been two days and still feels like a terrible nightmare. for my. view. this is where brian was sleeping just a few days ago the police suspected him of being a criminal a thief but my mom says he was innocent.
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and the new i totally see what what you. are brian had aspired to become a reggae artist. it's day four after brian's death brio has to go to the city mortuary for his autopsy filming is officially forbidden the smell. this pungent twenty to fifty corpses arrive here every day almost killed by police. it's still all surreal. joyce
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was brian's friend and neighbor. here in her community is where he was killed joyce says he was executed in broad daylight along with his three friends. and grew fond of the four boys were killed here. inside. the policeman on the one who. went into. the community is still shocked about what they say was a brutal execution by a police killer squat. three of the men died in here. have the money ripping.
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the empty. room back home joyce shows us another chilling piece of evidence the images of brian and his dead friends broadcast on done door a crime free one of the many facebook pages that support extrajudicial killings. joyce says the police themselves post the pictures to instill fear and label the victims as smile and criminals. my. friends like brothers to me. out. here in the community says the police are
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slaughtering and then entire generation. that's why we always keep quiet. there are so many guys who have been killed or to come to. the independent medicolegal unit in nairobi dr brian beach as a forensic expert for him cases like brian's are part of a larger pattern being formed can if. you're more likely today from the police than from the crime. scenario where there's a lot of crime and police are trying to fight graeme but gives you a recipe for some abuse if they do so including. the executed overwhelmingly young man and they are poor like brian the police call them criminals it's.
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the police claim the victims were caught stealing tech in their offices but for dr beach anger the corpses tell a different story. and she wants to be the into wants to be head into wounds to the chest. or when one who's trying to get back in the head in the chest is not to immobilize you it's just the cute. we reached out to the office of the inspector general for an interview several times we also contacted i post the police's independent oversight authority for an official statement both repeatedly deny to w. requests for interviews in person. one officer inside the system however is a willing to uncover the doings of nairobi's police but only anonymously he fears
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he would otherwise be killed as well he wants to be called modern cop and says he's against extrajudicial killings like that of brian. extrajudicial killings happen almost every other day everybody knows that there are extra judicial killings. it's impossible to give the exact figures but modern cop guesses about ten people are executed in nairobi slums every day that would make it more than three thousand five hundred police murders pay here so the procedure is as a cop you're given an order you don't know where the order comes from you're told hey this is what's happening and now it's time to shoot to kill and then you go you learned within that process if you don't get the right guy you'll end up killing the wrong guy and if you get the right guy you also kill the right guy without
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prosecution and nobody cares. for many the otherwise by life in the slum is deemed worthless. outside the affected neighborhoods in the rest of the country most killings are not reported or downplayed. crime is rife the prisons are full and no one remembers how the extrajudicial killing started in the first place. martin kopp explains the truth behind the posted photos of dead corpses he says that firearms are placed next to the victims by the police to show that they were aren't. you will have to at least find a way to place a fake pistol and retaliate and say that the guy was also armed you go do your thing. but at the end of the day the concept is you must make the
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police look good however bad it is so having fake guns on criminals that's true. the police and says their victims including brian are all criminals. and a friend of brian says yes they went again but those times are long over they gave up crime and even surrendered to the police last year to conceal his identity well call him us. they shouldn't have killed brian. we had changed for real for real. if there's an investigation they should do their investigation isn't that right there are jails who are they built for dead bodies are dead bodies taken to jail.
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almost as but one example of a former criminal who now lives with a target on his back despite this year in a life of reform. to. see any censorship of mute all official counts of extrajudicial killings local media reports as of august two thousand and seventeen that the latest number of police executions is a little over one hundred in one year. in one year one hundred people only there's nothing like that one hundred people are dying within three days one hundred people are dead within three days. imus has lost his friend bryan and says he knows the police will come for him next . i'm the one on their hit list now i'm not fearful because it's gotten to the point where they even kill innocent people.
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the day i die is the day i will be happy. because i will no longer have to suffer these struggles but by prayer to god is that i do not die before the truth is told . it's day fifteen cents brian's death his mother and his family and friends lay him to rest and has roller area. and they lament that brian the next so many of the young man was stripped off to dish or process and his human rights pens life and death devalue. thousands of extrajudicial killings in kenya have been covered up and unreported because no tragedy is hidden beneath the guise of police success. it's a sad sad that brian was in the last damn man that would bury in nairobi kenya.
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