Chaos, tear gas as police disperse “Red Movement” activists in CBD – PHOTOS
Police on Tuesday afternoon lobbed tear gas to disperse dozens of anti-corruption protesters as they attempted to march into the Central Business District.
The “Red Movement” activists converged at Uhuru Park and intended to march to Harambee House and Parliament.
This was after being told to restrict their protest at Uhuru Park’s Freedom Corner.
The small number of protesters defied the orders and started to chant, “Corruption down, impunity down, Kenya is a free country.”
The activists wanted to present a petition to officials at the Office of the President that contains recommendations on how to tame corruption i government.
The activists have vowed to hold weekly protests in a bid to call for more action against those looting public coffers.