April 1, 2014
by Julie Deisher
The International Criminal Court (ICC) adjourned the trial of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday. Kenyatta was charged in March 2011 with five counts of crimes against humanity as an indirect co-perpetrator of the violence following Kenya's 2007 elections, which led to more than 1,100 ...[read more]
February 14, 2014
by Matthew Pomy
Kenyan Attorney General Githu Muigai told the International Criminal Court (ICC) Thursday that Kenya would not turn over financial records of President Uhuru Kenyatta without a court order in compliance with Kenyan law. Muigai noted specifically that his office was in no way to obstruct the ICC ...[read more]
February 5, 2014
by Benjamin Minegar
The Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Wednesday requested that the court indefinitely delay the proceedings in the trial of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, which was originally scheduled for February 5. Prosecutors reportedly claim that the Kenyan government ...[read more]
January 24, 2014
by Kimberly Bennett
The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Thursday agreed to delay the trial of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, which was originally schedule for February 5, after prosecutors requested more time for trial preparation. ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda asked for a new start date after considering ...[read more]
December 26, 2013
by Nicholas Tomsho
African leaders met Thursday in South Sudan for closed-door talks about ending the fighting that began in the country earlier this month. Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta and Ethiopia Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn met with South Sudan President Salva Kiir in the capital city of Juba with a ...[read more]
November 27, 2013
by Nicholas Tomsho
The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Tuesday reversed a previous decision that Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta be excused from parts of his crimes against humanity trial. In the initial ruling, the Trial Chamber stated that the excuse was "strictly granted to accommodate the demanding ...[read more]
November 18, 2013
by Addison Morris
The UN Security Council on Friday rejected a resolution to defer the International Criminal Court (ICC) trials of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto. Seven members of the council voted in favor of delaying the trials for one year so that the Kenyan leaders, who are ...[read more]
November 15, 2013
by Taylor Gillan
Amnesty International (AI) on Wednesday urged the UN Security Council not to defer the International Criminal Court (ICC) trial of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta despite mounting political pressure. A draft resolution seeking the deferral was circulated earlier this month by Rwanda, a Security ...[read more]
November 1, 2013
by Taylor Gillan
The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Thursday postponed the trial of Kenyan President Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta until February, vacating the previously established November commencement date. The chamber expressed its regret that repeated trial adjournments have been necessary, urging both the ...[read more]
October 28, 2013
by Peter Snyder
The prosecutor for the International Criminal Court (ICC) asked the court Saturday to set aside their decision earlier this month allowing Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta not to be present for his whole trial on charges of crimes against humanity. The Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) has requested ...[read more]

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