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Kenya: 250,000 names of dead voters on register

– – An ongoing audit of Kenya’s voters’ register has found the names of nearly 250,000 deceased voters. Nearly half a million more voters were found to have duplicate records and more than 226,000 people were registered using documents that do not belong to them. The audit also detected that some voters had registered with invalid documents. In a statement,… Read More

ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda suffers serious jolt in Kenyan Prosecutions

Kenya: Nearly a half of the witnesses the prosecution lined up in the two Kenyan cases at the International Criminal Court have withdrawn, puncturing Ms Fatou Bensouda’s case. The ICC prosecutor had lined up 77 prosecution witnesses to testify against President Uhuru Kenyatta, his deputy William Ruto and Kass FM journalist Joshua Arap Sang. But of these, at least 30... Read More

Kenya plays hardball with envoys of countries backing the ICC case

ATLANTA — Kenya is punishing nations backing the International Criminal Court, where President Uhuru Kenyatta faces trial for crimes against humanity, by keeping those countries envoys in limbo while they wait for accreditation.  European nations had threatened to keep diplomatic contact with newly elected Kenyatta to a minimum due to the looming trial at The Hague-based court.  Read More

Fatou Bensouda ICC Prosecutor Statement on Westgate Mall attack in Kenya

BLANTYRE - The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Fatou Bensouda, expresses her deep sympathy to the victims of the appalling attack on the Westgate Mall in Nairobi and to their families and the people of the Republic of Kenya. She prays that the hostages held in the mall have been safely delivered and for a swift end to this... Read More

ICC Vague on its response to letter of Concern from AU about proceedings of the Kenyan Leadership

ATLANTA - The Second Vice-President of the International Criminal Court (ICC, Court), Judge Cuno Tarfusser, has responded on behalf of the ICC Presidency to a letter from the Chairperson of the African Union (AU) and the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, which addressed various aspects of the ongoing ICC proceedings of the Kenyan President, Mr Kenyatta, and his Deputy, Mr... Read More