Kenya: Subtle Diplomacy on ICC Cases


Despite a blow to their bid to have the Ocampo Four tried at the East African Court of Justice, government is still adamant in their quest to have the four tried locally.

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  • Kenya:  Rights Watchdog Opposes Arusha Trials

    Capital FM, 30 April 2012

    The Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR) has dismissed the governments latest bid to have four Kenyans facing charges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) tried ... read more »

  • Kenya:  EALA Interest in ICC Cases Suspect

    The Star, 30 April 2012

    The East African Legislative Assembly has no locus standi or sufficient interest in the Kenyan case pending before the International Criminal Court. read more »

  • Kenya:  G7 Back Local ICC Trial

    The Star, 29 April 2012

    Over 30 MPs and ministers from central Kenya yesterday supported the proposal to have the ICC cases deferred or referred to the Arusha based East African Court of Justice. read more »

  • East Africa:  Regional Parliament Seeks Transfer of Kenya Cases From ICC

    Tanzania Daily News, 29 April 2012

    THE East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) has passed a resolution, seeking transfer from the International Criminal Court (ICC) of the cases involving four Kenyans allegedly ... read more »

  • East Africa:  Lawyers Back EALA Resolution Over ICC Cases

    The New Times, 28 April 2012

    Local legal experts believe that the East African Court of Justice (EACJ) possesses the necessary capacity to try criminal cases against four Kenyans who are accused of fuelling ... read more »

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  • Kenya:  Court Chooses Judges for Post-Election Violence Trials

    Capital FM, 27 April 2012

    The trial of the four Kenyans facing charges for crimes against humanity has gone a notch higher after the International Criminal Court (ICC) Trial Chamber V elected justice Kuniko ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Japanese Judge to Head Uhuru, Muthaura ICC Trials

    The Star, 27 April 2012

    The International Criminal Court has picked Japanese Judge Kuniko Ozaki to lead the court that will try Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta and former head of Public Service ... read more »

  • Kenya:  'Local Judicial Mechanism Should Complement ICC Cases'

    Human Rights Watch, 27 April 2012

    The Kenyan government should reaffirm its commitment to cooperate with the International Criminal Court (ICC) in cases stemming from the 2007-2008 post-election violence, while ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Mwamu Criticises EALA Motion on Ocampo Four

    The Star, 27 April 2012

    EAST African Law Society vice president James Mwamu has criticised a motion passed by the East African Legislative Assembly urging the ICC to transfer the Ocampo Four trials to the ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Muthaura, Uhuru Ask ICC to Delay Case

    The Star, 27 April 2012

    UHURU Kenyatta and Francis Muthaura have requested the International Criminal Court to postpone setting their trial date until their appeal on the court's jurisdiction is ... read more »

  • Kenya:  ICC Pushes Ahead With Trials

    Capital FM, 27 April 2012

    The trial of the four Kenyans facing charges for crimes against humanity has gone a notch higher after the International Criminal Court (ICC) Trial Chamber V elected justice Kuniko ... read more »

  • Kenya:  ICC Part of Judicial System, Says CJ

    The Star, 27 April 2012

    THE Judiciary has dismissed claims that having the cases against four Kenyans at the ICC is a form of neo-colonialism. read more »

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