10 Things You Didn’t Know About Kenya’s Anti-Terror Campaign

Written by Keren Mikva

With increased activity of the Somalia-based terrorist group al-Shabaab within Kenya’s borders, Kenyan officials launched Operation Usalama (Peace) Watch to crack down on terrorist threats. The campaign has been controversial. Kenyan officials have allegedly targeted Somalis and Muslims, with refugees and illegal immigrants rounded up by the thousands. Here are 10 things you didn’t know about Kenya’s anti-terror campaign.

Sources: AlJazeera.com, Buzzfeed.com, AfricanArguments.org, WashingtonPost.com, News.Vice.com, HomelandSecurityNewsWire.com, Edition.CNN.com, France24.com