Occupy Parliament Demonstrations Nairobi, Kenya

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10 Jun 2013 10:00

Kenyan civil society organization stage a dramatic demonstration that protested a move made by MPs to increase their pay perks and allowances. Inspired by the "Occupy Wall-street" the group of around 200 attempted to Occupy the Parliament but were greeted by anti riot police. The anti-greed protest was dramatically staged, pouring gallons of animal blood in the streets and carrying around large effigies of pigs calling the MPs "Mpigs".
The protest was organized to draw attention to the people's concerns over what they see as greed underlying the unsustainable, unaffordable increase in MP salaries.

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Occupy Parliament Demonstrations Nair...
Nairobi, Kenya
By Nick Klaus
11 Jun 2013

A policeman stands gurd during the occupy parliament demonstrations

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Occupy Parliament Demonstrations Nair...
Nairobi, Kenya
By Nick Klaus
11 Jun 2013

A protester shows off coins covered with blood during the protest agains the MPs salary rise

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Occupy Parliament Demonstrations Nair...
Nairobi, Kenya
By Nick Klaus
11 Jun 2013

An old man protests during the occupy parliament in kenya at the parliament buildings

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Occupy Parliament Demonstrations Nair...
Nairobi, Kenya
By Nick Klaus
10 Jun 2013

A protester presents a police officer with a rose during occupy parliament protests in Nairobi Kenya

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Occupy Parliament Demonstrations Nair...
Nairobi, Kenya
By Nick Klaus
10 Jun 2013

A protestor looks on during the demonstrations at the parliament to protest the Kenyan MPs salary rise

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Occupy Parliament Demonstrations Nair...
Nairobi, Kenya
By Nick Klaus
11 Jun 2013

A protestor shows the fake money intented to mock the MPs of kenya in protest of the MPs salary rise.

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Occupy Parliament Demonstrations Nair...
Nairobi, Kenya
By Nick Klaus
11 Jun 2013

Protesters dance infront of the parliament gate in protest against the MPs salary rise

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Occupy Parliament Demonstrations Nair...
Nairobi, Kenya
By Nick Klaus
11 Jun 2013

A protestor holds blood during the occupy parliament demonstrations.

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Occupy Parliament Demonstrations Nair...
Nairobi, Kenya
By Nick Klaus
11 Jun 2013

A woman prays in front of the parliament gates during the occupy parliament demonstrations.

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Occupy Parliament Demonstrations Nair...
Nairobi, Kenya
By Nick Klaus
11 Jun 2013

A protestor sits on the ground while the riot police in horses look on

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Occupy Parliament Demonstrations Nair...
Nairobi, Kenya
By Nick Klaus
11 Jun 2013

A demonstrator reads the constitution of kenya during the occupy parliament protest

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Occupy Parliament Demonstrations Nair...
Nairobi, Kenya
By Nick Klaus
11 Jun 2013

A protestor duting the occupy parliament demonstrations

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Occupy Parliament Demonstrations Nair...
Nairobi, Kenya
By Nick Klaus
11 Jun 2013

A protester lies down on the ground in protest against the MPs salary rise