Kenya crackdown stokes Mombasa tension

Government campaign against secessionist group in coastal city blamed for recent violence in region.

    A government clampdown on a separatist movement in Kenya has increased tensions in and around the coastal city of Mombasa.

    The Mombasa Republican Council (MRC), a secessionist group that accuses the government of marginalising residents of the town, has been blamed for recent violence in the region.

    Al Jazeera's Nazanine Moshiri reports from Mombasa.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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