Jul 24th
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Kenyan Muslims cry out after assassination of moderate imam


The shooting of an Islamic leader who preached tolerance adds to a string of unsolved murders of clerics and imams in Kenya's coastal city of Mombasa.

By Fredrick Nzwili

NAIROBI, KENYA — The killing by unknown assailants of a leading moderate Islamic imam in the port city of Mombasa this week is igniting calls for action and heightened security, and stirring bitter emotions in the Kenyan Muslim community, which has felt besieged in recent months as a result of a virtual "war on terror" in the country.


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