Dilemma of Having Kenya's Leaders at Hague

Uncertainty surrounds the presidency, which is constitutionally protected against all criminal proceedings, a provision not recognised by Hague in the case of President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy, William Ruto. But is legal for a Kenyan to provide evidence against a Kenyan president and deputy? And can a Kenyan court order a Kenyan institution to support an international prosecution against a Kenyan President?

  • Kenya:   Dilemma of Having Uhuru, Ruto at ICC

    The Star, 26 August 2013

    The ICC cases are back in the news. The International Court ruled that Deputy President William Ruto must stay at the Hague during the entire course of his case; unless two appeals… Read more »

President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy William Ruto during Kenya's Labour Day celebrations.

  • Kenya:   Uhuru, Ruto ICC Cases Will Not Coincide

    The Star, 26 August 2013

    Assurances that Deputy President William Ruto's trial will go on recess three weeks after the September 10 start date will be a relief as it means he will be able to attend to his… Read more »

  • Kenya:   ICC Puts Prosecutor, Gladwell Otieno On the Spot

    Capital FM, 26 August 2013

    The International Criminal Court (ICC) Presidency has slammed the Prosecution over last minute changes to its position over the venue of the trial against Deputy President William… Read more »

  • Kenya:   Lawyers at the ICC Swell to 26

    The Star, 26 August 2013

    THE list of Kenyan lawyers accredited to practice at the ICC has increased to twenty six. Among the latest additions to the Hague-based court is former Committee of Experts chair… Read more »

  • Kenya:   Bensouda Okay With Staggered Ruto Trial

    Capital FM, 26 August 2013

    The International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda on Monday said she is not opposed to staggering the trial against Deputy President William Ruto and former… Read more »

  • Kenya:   Senator Downplays Power Vaccum

    The Star, 26 August 2013

    Kiambu Senator Kimani Wamatangi has said the International Criminal Court trials will not create a leadership vacuum in the country. Speaking in Kiambu yesterday, he said President… Read more »

  • Kenya:   Leaders Pray for Uhuru and Ruto ICC Cases

    The Star, 26 August 2013

    Representatives of five communities held traditional prayers at Narumoru on Saturday over the ICC cases. The 15 men and one woman met under a Mugumo tree at a forest in Abantu… Read more »


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