Kibera / Kenya
The scale and speed of the violence that engulfed Kenya following the controversial presidential election of December 27, 2007 shocked both Kenyans and the world at large. Two months of bloodshed left over 1,000 dead and up to 500,000 internally displaced persons in a country viewed as a bastion of economic and political stability in a volatile region. (hrw)
An essay in Kibera slum where Luos and Kikuyus former neighbours started to attack each other.