Published September 15, 2015
A new report by a Kenyan rights organization accuses the country's security forces of carrying our extra-judicial killings, torture and forced disappearances of suspected extremists.
The Kenya National Commission on Human Rights report said it has discovered at least 25 extra-judicial killings and 81 forced disappearances blamed on Kenyan police.
The report cites water boarding, electric shocks, genital mutilation, exposure to extreme cold or heat, hanging on trees, mock executions and exposure to stinging by ants in the wild as some of the torture methods used by the police.
The report, which features accounts of alleged victims, says the "profiling of people along ethnic or religious lines constitute discrimination and is therefore unconstitutional and against international norms."
Kenyan police have not immediately responded to the allegations.