Saturday 21 April 2018

Kenya's coffin protest

, January 16, 2013

An activist dressed in a religious ceremonial dress runs as mock coffins burn outside the Kenyan parliament during a protest dubbed "State Burial-Ballot Revolution", a demonstration against legislators' plan to receive higher bonuses, in the capital Nairobi on January 16. Demonstrators carried 221 coffins for a mock state funeral of Kenyan legislators, protesting over a move by members of parliament to triple their end of term bonuses and award themselves diplomatic passports, bodyguards for life and state funeral, which Kenya's president rejected. Reuters/Thomas Mukoya

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