Kenya

Kenya's police say 4 killed in opposition demonstrations

Four people have been killed in opposition demonstrations this month as Kenya's fresh presidential election approaches next week, national police said Friday, as concerns rose about violence around the vote.

The deaths occurred in "confrontations between rioters and police officers" between Oct. 2 and Monday, the statement said.

Earlier this week, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International accused police of killing 67 people in opposition protests since August's election results were announced.

The Supreme Court nullified President Uhuru Kenyatta's victory, citing irregularities, and ordered a fresh election. Opposition leader Raila Odinga, whose legal...

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