Activists criticize Kenya for putting Muslim groups on Shabaab supporters' list

April 14, 2015 1:58 PM

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Activists criticize Kenya for putting Muslim groups on Shabaab supporters' list

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Rights groups criticized Kenya's government on Tuesday for including two prominent Muslim groups on a list of possible supporters of al Shabaab, the Somali Islamists behind this month's Garissa university attack that killed 148 people.

Haki Africa and Muslims for Human Rights (MUHURI), which are both headquartered in Mombasa, were included on a list of 86 groups and individuals suspected of being associated with al Shabaab that Kenya released days after the April 2 attack.

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