Tear gas shells fired at former US President's sister...?

Massive protests are taking place in kenya against the controversial Finance Bill. Former US President Barack Obama's sister Auma obama also joined this protest. Tear gas shells were fired at her during this protest. According to CNN, the incident happened when Kenyan-British activist Auma obama was chatting with CNN's Larry Madowo with a group of protesters. She said, "I can't watch anymore, tear gas shells are being fired at us."

Why is there a protest over the Finance Bill?

In fact, protests are being held over the proposed tax hike in Kenya's controversial Finance Bill. The people of the country are organizing rallies under the banner of 7 Days of Rage in response to the Finance Bill 2024. Which has created additional days of unrest across the country.

What did Auma obama say?

Auma obama said, "I have come here because it is visible here what is happening to the people. Young Kenyans are protesting for their rights. They are protesting with flags and banners." Meanwhile, Kenya's President William Ruto has announced that he is proud of the protesters and has expressed hope for talks with them.

Meanwhile, security personnel were accused of kidnapping well-known Kenyans with large followings. According to CNN, ahead of the protests scheduled for tuesday (25 June), Amnesty international kenya said it was investigating the whereabouts of 12 people kidnapped in the middle of the night. Amnesty Kenya's executive director Irungu Houghton told CNN that the list includes bloggers, content creators, human rights campaigners, doctors and legislative staff.

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