Anti-terror Law in Kenya Elicits Negative Reactions
Kenya’s president signed a controversial law Friday that grants sweeping new authority to security forces. The legislation was passed in a chaotic session of parliament over objections that it violates basic rights.
Kenyan members of parliament Gladys Wanga, left, and Christine Mbaya leave the National Assembly to protest against the approval of new anti-terrorism laws in Kenya's capital Nairobi, Dec. 18, 2014.
Kenya's National Assembly majority leader Aden Duale, left, is escorted out of Parliament in Kenya's capital Nairobi, Dec. 18, 2014.
A riot policeman stands guard outside the main gate of the National Assembly in Kenya's capital Nairobi, Dec. 18, 2014.
A protester shouts into a megaphone while holding the Kenyan flag outside the Parliament building in Nairobi, Kenya Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014.