News and Analysis: Kenya
On Dec. 27, 2007, Kenya held its presidential elections. The incumbent, Mwai Kibaki, of the Party of National Unity declared victory over opposition leader, Raila Odinga, of the Orange Democratic Movement.
Kenyan Muslims vowed on Friday, Aug. 31 to hold weeks of protests to compel the government to end its involvement in the arbitrary arrest, illegal deportation and torture of "suspected terrorists." The program is being driven by the United States, which works closely with client regimes in Kenya and Ethiopia in the so-called war on terror.