In photos: The scene in Nairobi as Kenyans protest tax hikes and rising prices

July 19 | Nairobi

A Police Officer fires a teargas canister. Kenya is periodically gripped by bouts of unrest, however, often linked to elections. Protesters are often met by a heavy-handed police response, in a cycle of confrontation marked by looting and vandalism by protesters and beatings and shootings by the police.

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