Nairobi — A Kenyan official says a South Sudanese rebel
spokesman has been deported to South Sudan over a Facebook posting, while
colleagues fear for his life and human rights workers say he was a
Government spokesman Eric Kiraithe on Friday confirmed that
James Gatdet Dak was "taken to his country of origin" after he became
an "inadmissible person."
A police official said Gatdet was deported Thursday evening.
The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to
give the information.
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Another rebel spokesman, Mabior Garang, had urged Kenyan
authorities not deport Gatdet to South Sudan, saying he would face imminent
Gatdet's Facebook posting had supported the firing of the
Kenyan commander of the U.N. peacekeeping mission in South Sudan.For
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