Hundreds of men are missing, their bodies dumped on hillsides that are guarded by the military, cut off from grieving widows.
The killings came in the run-up to and during Kenya’s disputed 2007 elections in the Mount Elgon area in the far west of the country.
Civilians were tortured and killed first by a militia with links to a local politician, and then by the army sent in to quell the unrest.
Three years on Human Rights Watch returned to Mount Elgon and produced this beautifully shot and heart-rending film on a dark shard of Kenya’s recent political history, reminding us that without justice there can be no forgiveness and little chance of peace.
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