Jail deaths 'disaster for Kenya'
A Kenyan human rights group has said the death of 56 inmates at a jail in the eastern town of Meru this year amounts to a “national disaster”. Autopsies carried out on 12 of the dead show that all but one met violent deaths, Evans Wafula of the Independent Medico-Legal Unit told the BBC. The group wants the suspension of the national head of prisons and an apology to the victims’ families. Full Story