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Update from Kenya.

Today Nobel Peace Prize Winner Professor Wangari Maathai,Got a threatening text message.The author of the message,said he was not pleased with her stand in the country..."because of opposing the Government we have decided to look for your head very soon...Chunga maisha yako(Kiswahili for "beware")

With a sad smile in her face she said that nobody should take her head because she needed it.

She went on to question why the Government security she had been given when she won the prize was withdrawn at such a time when she needed it most.

Such threats are signs that leave Kenyans asking where there democracy has gone to.

We hope for a solution that will work,since the damage is big.My urge to fellow Kenyans is not to turn against fellow citizens,but to forge a solution that will benefit them now and generations to come.

By Leah Auma,Kenya.

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Jensine's picture

We send our prayers and love

Leah -
Thank you for this breaking report from Wangari's mouth. I just sent a note to Wangari via her organization on behalf of all of us at World Pulse and PulseWire, that we are sending big thoughts of healing and protection. We celebrate her brave voice, as we do yours, Leah.

Jensine Larsen
World Pulse

Corine Milano's picture

Thank you, Leah, for this

Thank you, Leah, for this update. I too hope for a solution that will bring peace to you, your family, and your country.

Corine Milano, Assistant Editor

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