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17 May 2006

East African Standard (Nairobi)

NAIROBI — Starvation and anguish are now stalking West Pokot residents, since the Government launched a forcible disarmament exercise a month ago. And as the exercise continues, the future looks bleak for the residents, who have only tales of woes and the havoc left behind by the military operation to show for it. The residents now say they have resigned themselves to fate and have become refugees in their own country. "We hoped to get protection, food, education... (

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