Kenya Reacts to Hague Court Ruling on Suspects

Kenyan lawyers and MPs reacted sharply to indications that the two International Criminal Court suspects holding public office will not immediately be required to step aside.

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Post-election violence in early 2008 resulted in more than 1,000 deaths.

  • Kenya:  Judges Confirm Crimes Against Humanity Charges

    The Nation, 23 January 2012

    Pre-trial Judges at International Criminal Court on Monday confirmed charges against four of the six Kenyan suspects claimed to have played the biggest role in the 2007-2008 ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Kenyatta to Stand Trial for Murder

    Radio Netherlands Worldwide, 23 January 2012

    One of Kenya's most senior politicians, Uhuru Kenyatta, will stand trial for murder and crimes against humanity at the ICC in The Hague. read more »

  • Kenya:  Journey to the ICC

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 23 December 2011

    This holiday season Kenyans will be watching the International Criminal Court (ICC), awaiting a decision - expected between 23 December and January 2012 - on ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Kibaki Orders AG to Form Probe Team On ICC Ruling

    The Nation, 23 January 2012

    President Kibaki has ordered the Attorney General to form a legal panel that will advice government on how to respond to Monday's ruling by ICC pre-trial judges confirming charges ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Hague Court Confirms Charges Against Four Leaders, 23 January 2012

    The son of Kenya's founding father, Jomo Kenyatta, and a former cabinet minister are among four Kenyan leaders who will face trial by the International Criminal Court on charges ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Govt Appeals for Calm Ahead of Hague Ruling

    Capital FM, 22 January 2012

    The government is now urging for calm across the country ahead of Monday's ICC ruling, saying either party has options to appeal regardless of the outcome. read more »

  • Kenya:  Govt Pledges Security After Court Rules on Polls Violence

    The Nation, 22 January 2012

    Internal Security minister Prof George Saitoti on Sunday said Kenya will provide adequate security to deal with unruly cases after the International Criminal Court (ICC) ruling on ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Where They Will Be When They First Hear Hague Court Ruling

    The Nation, 21 January 2012

    As the International Criminal Court prepares to confirm or dismiss the charges against six Kenyans on Monday, most of the suspects have been guarded on where they receive the news ... read more »

  • Kenya:  How MPs Paved the Way to Hague Court

    The Nation, 21 January 2012

    The four-year crusade against impunity and the quest for accountability - for the 1,133 killed and thousands displaced in the 2007/8 post-election violence - turns a new page on ... read more »


  • Kenya:  ICC Cautions Country Ahead of Ruling

    The Monitor, 20 January 2012

    The International Criminal Court on Wednesday appealed for peace to prevail among Kenyans as the country awaits a ruling on Ocampo Six "any time before Monday." read more »

  • Kenya:  Remain Peaceful No Matter Outcome - Ruto

    The Nation, 19 January 2012

    One of the Ocampo Six awaiting the ruling of the International Criminal Court on the post- election violence on Thursday called for peace regardless of the outcome. read more »

  • Kenya:  Ruto Calls for Calm Ahead of ICC Ruling

    The Nation, 19 January 2012

    Eldoret North MP William Ruto has appealed for calm regardless of a ruling by the International Criminal Court on whether to confirm or drop the charges of crimes against humanity ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Public Support for ICC Trials Waning - New Poll

    The Nation, 19 January 2012

    Public support for the International Criminal Court trials of six Kenyans suspected to have played the biggest roles in the 2007 - 2008 post-election violence is thinning out, ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Uhuru Team Believes ICC Will Dismiss Charges

    The Star, 18 January 2012

    JUST days before the ICC delivers its ruling on the charges facing the Ocampo Six, Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta and his legal team are convinced that the judges will ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Hague Court May Freeze Assets of the Ocampo Six

    The Nation, 18 January 2012

    The International Criminal Court will consider freezing assets of the Ocampo Six if their cases are sent to trial, the court's spokesperson Fadi El Abdallah has said. read more »

  • Kenya:  Study Shows 'No Violence On ICC Six'

    The Nation, 17 January 2012

    Most Kenyans believe there would be no violence if the International Criminal Court commits the Kenyan cases over post-election violence to trial. read more »

  • Kenya:  Hague Witnesses Pull Out

    The Star, 16 January 2012

    Two key witnesses of ICC prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo who were under protection abroad have decided they no longer want to testify. read more »