Police tear gas kids protesting removal of their playground

January 19, 2015 4:35 PM

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Police tear gas kids protesting removal of their playground

Police in Kenya on Monday tear gassed a group of schoolchildren who were demonstrating against the removal of their school's playground by powerful politician.

A group of students from Langata Road Primary School — between the ages of six and 14 and clad in their green and blue school uniforms — pushed down a wall erected around their playground. It was acquired by a private developer said to be a powerful politician, according to Boniface Mwangi, a Kenyan...

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