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Global human rights watchdog, the Amnesty International on Tuesday asked Kenya to probe police excesses and violence against university students. 

“Amnesty Kenya is deeply concerned about the violence against students resorted by police officers at Jamo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology in Juja, Kiambu on Nov. 11,” the civil rights group said in a statement. 

“The incidents were precipitated, when students gathered to protest against growing insecurity in the campus and around,” the statement read. 

“We call upon the Internal Affairs Unit of the NPS [National Police Service], the Independent Policing Oversight Authority and the Kenya National Commission

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