Kenyan government starts returning people displaced by violence to their homes and land–many still fearful for their safety

by Jeffrey Gettleman

Kenya began an operation on Monday to resettle people displaced after the crisis that followed December’s disputed election. Photo: Guillaume Bonn/NYT

MOLO, Kenya — The bus was full. Expectant faces pressed against the windows. Soldiers stood guard with their guns.

It was time to go home.

“I’m ready,” said Dominick Ngigi, an 80-year-old farmer, stoically clutching a plastic bag with no more in it than a sweater and a flashlight.

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