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The Latest: 6-month-old baby hit during Kenya protests dies
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- The Latest on the reactions to Kenya's elections (all times local):
A relative says a six-month-old Kenyan baby who was admitted to a hospital in a coma after police hit her on the head during post-election protests has died.
Triza Uduny, a cousin to the child's father, says Samantha Pendo died Tuesday evening. She says she accompanied the baby's body to the mortuary in the city of Kisumu.
Uduny says the child was injured when police broke into the family's house amid protests against the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta and started beating people. The city is an opposition stronghold and has seen protests since the Aug. 8 election.
Kenyan police have long been accused of human rights abuses. They have not commented on this case.
Kenya's opposition says it has postponed until Wednesday its announcement of steps it will take to challenge President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election.
Musalia Mudavadi, a senior official with the National Super Alliance, says consultations are taking longer than expected due to the complexity of the issues.
Opposition candidate Raila Odinga is disputing the results of the Aug. 8 election that saw Kenyatta win more than 54 percent of the vote. Odinga claims that hackers infiltrated the electoral commission's systems and manipulated the results.
Odinga made an unsuccessful legal challenge after his loss to Kenyatta in the 2013 election, but the opposition has said going to court is not an option this time.
Officials say Kenya's government is attempting to intimidate respected human rights groups that announced anomalies in the process that saw President Uhuru Kenyatta re-elected last week.
Kenya's oversight body for non-governmental organizations announced late Monday it had de-registered the Kenya Human Rights Commission. Its leader was among the few election observers to announce anomalies in the presidential vote.
The group's executive director, George Kegoro, says this is not the first time the Kenyan government has tried to de-register it.
Kegoro said the group has not received any formal communication from the NGO board.
The United Nations human rights chief says he is concerned about reports that Kenyan security forces used live ammunition against protesters opposing results of the country's presidential election.
Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein said Tuesday that the government has the responsibility to ensure that security forces exercise restraint. The Kenya National Commission on Human Rights says at least 24 people have been shot dead by police since the Aug. 8 vote.
Zeid is also expressing concern that Kenya's oversight body for non-governmental organizations has called for the African Centre for Open Governance to be shut down and its directors arrested.
The NGO Coordination Board on Monday claimed it had de-registered the Kenya Human Rights Commission.
United States President Donald Trump has congratulated Kenya's president on his re-election and the country for conducting "a peaceful, fair, and transparent contest."
Trump praised Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on his win to a second term, despite opposition leader Raila Odinga's allegation that the results were fraudulent.
A statement from the office of the White House press secretary said Tuesday the U.S. government is troubled by reports that demonstrations opposing Kenyatta's win have turned violent and urged Kenyans to resolve disputes lawfully.
The Kenya National Commission on Human Rights said at least 24 people have been shot dead by police in protests rejecting the result of the presidential elections since the Aug. 8 vote. Kenya police claim that 10 people have been killed and said nearly all were committing crimes.
Associated Press writer Tom Odula in Nairobi, Kenya contributed.