KENYA: Spreading Terror

Though the British have killed 4,600 Mau Mau in firefights and by execution, the terror in Kenya lives on. Last week the Security forces completed Operation Anvil, rounding up 35,000 Africans in the capital city of Nairobi. Of these, they penned 26,500 Kikuyu in concentration camps, or on Manda Island where no guards are needed because the Indian Ocean swarms with sharks. But still the terror spread:

¶Near Mombasa (pop. 85,000), chief town in the steamy coastal plain, a gang of blood-smeared Negroes buried the remains of two mutilated sheep, then crept...

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