The Sabaot Land Defense Force became known in 2006 by forming a small state where they imposed own taxation; own trials and kangaroo courts; and own style of execution, torture and forced disappearance. It is believed SLDF had killed 1300 victims; forced disappearance of over 120 victims; imposed taxation to over 10,000 populace in Mt.Elgon region. They displaced 30,000 people and controlled a whole constituency for one year and half. Between 2006 and 2008 the SLDF launched an insurgency against the government to stop them from evicting people from Mount Elgon land, and they attacked people who they suspected of siding with the government.
Sabaot Land Defense Force (SLDF)
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