Kenyan citizens staged a peaceful demonstration in the capital, Nairobi, today to protest against accumulated wealth stashed in Kenya by corrupt South Sudanese political and military elites, at the expense of their people.
In a letter addressed to Kenya’s National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR) Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) Inspector General, National Police Service, the organizers called on all Kenyans and well-wishers to come out and demonstrate as a gesture of solidarity for the citizens of South Sudan.
According to the statement issued by Team Courage, the aim of the demonstrations is a wake up call from the concerned citizens of Kenya, who are requesting their Government to cut off illicit financial flows of South Sudan’s oil proceeds plundered by political and military elites in the country.
As the protests unfold on Thursday, the Kenyan citizens will be matching to towards the office of Foreign Affairs Cabinet Sectretary to deliver a petition letter to Monica James before they proceed to Kenya’s National Parliament.
The demonstrations organized under the auspices of an Award-winning Kenyan photojournalist and human rights activist, Mr Boniface Mwangi, will be held at Freedom Comer before they stop at Harambee Avenue.