Crackdown in Kenya

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NAIROBI, Kenya: Kenyan police stormed the University of Nairobi today, attacking students who were calling for democratic reforms. The violence, the worst the country has seen since 1991, has so far resulted in about a dozen deaths, most of them students. Reports from Nairobi said police with automatic rifles broke into classrooms and dormitories, dragging students off campus and beating them along the way. The demonstrations called for Kenyan President Daniel arap Moi tolift the ban on rallies, end censorship in the media and cease detaining citizens without trial. Doesn't look as if they'll get their wish. To squelch further demonstrations, Moi's troops will most likely close down the university and send students home for a while. But some students say they won't leave, vowing to hold a funeral for those killed in the fighting.