Kenya: Hands off the elderly, aging is not a crime

It is the wish of everyone to age gracefully surrounded by loving family and friends. Everyone looks forward to a happy ending.

Not so in a village in Kilifi. A list circulated in the village recently, bears the names of 35 elderly people earmarked for lynching on suspicion of practicing witchcraft. If nothing is done to stop these deaths, the 35 will join the list of the aged who have died gruesome deaths across the country. This is worrying.

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