Mombasa Republican Council (MRC) / Pwani Democratic Movement (PDM)

Mombasa Republican Council was formed in 1999 to address perceived political and economic discrimination against the people of the coast province. The group agrues that the 1963 agreements transferring the ten-mile strip of land along the coast to the Government of Kenya by the British is invalid. MRC remained dormant until 2008, when it first raised claims that Mombasa should secede from Kenya to become an independent state. According to Kenyan officials the MRC secessionist group has re-formed itself during 2014 as the Pwani Democratic Movement (PDM) and is actively recruiting new members in the Coast region as well as inciting violence.Centre of OperationsThe MRC is active at the Kenya coastal region, with Lamu and Mombasa and precincts as main areas of presence:VideoVideo: 2012 Mombasa Republican Council Activities

Mombasa Republican Council (MRC) / Pwani Democratic Movement (PDM), also known as ‘Pwani si Kenya’ (Coast is not Kenya), Pwani Democratic Movement (PDM)  is an active group formed c. 1999.
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