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Two Top Kenyan Officials Resign Over ICC Charges

Posted January 26th, 2012 at 9:25 am (UTC-5)
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Two top Kenyan officials have resigned their posts, after the International Criminal Court said they must stand trial for crimes against humanity. Francis Muthaura is stepping down as civil service chief, while Uhuru Kenyatta is resigning as finance minister. Kenyatta will retain his post as deputy prime minister. Kenyatta, Muthaura, former education minister William Ruto […]

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ICC Charges Four Prominent Kenyans in Post-Election Violence

Posted January 23rd, 2012 at 6:40 pm (UTC-5)
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The International Criminal Court at the Hague ruled Monday that four prominent Kenyans, including two who are likely to seek the presidency, must stand trial for crimes related to the deadly violence that followed the disputed 2007 presidential election. Among those facing trial is Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Uhuru Kenyatta, who is the […]

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ICC Orders 4 Kenyans to Stand Trial

Posted January 23rd, 2012 at 11:55 am (UTC-5)
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The International Criminal Court has ordered four prominent Kenyans to stand trial on charges they helped organize deadly post-election violence four years ago. The court ruled Monday that there is sufficient evidence to proceed with cases against Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta, former education minister William Ruto, civil service chief Francis Muthaura, and radio broadcaster […]

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ICC Orders 4 Kenyans to Stand Trial

Posted January 23rd, 2012 at 10:05 am (UTC-5)
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The International Criminal Court has ordered four prominent Kenyans to stand trial on charges they helped organize deadly post-election violence four years ago. The court ruled Monday that there is sufficient evidence to proceed with cases against Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta, former education minister William Ruto, civil service chief Francis Muthaura, and radio broadcaster […]

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ICC Orders 4 Kenyans to Stand Trial

Posted January 23rd, 2012 at 7:45 am (UTC-5)
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The International Criminal Court has ordered four prominent Kenyans to stand trial on charges they helped organize deadly post-election violence in their country four years ago. The Hague-based court said Monday that there is sufficient evidence to proceed with trials against Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta, former education minister William Ruto, Cabinet Secretary Francis Muthaura, […]

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ICC Orders 4 Kenyans to Stand Trial

Posted January 23rd, 2012 at 6:45 am (UTC-5)
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The International Criminal Court has ordered four prominent Kenyans to stand trial over accusations that they helped organize deadly post-election violence in their country four years ago. The Hague-based court confirmed the charges against four of the six suspects without naming any of them. Prosecutors had presented evidence to the court last year for the […]

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ICC to Decide Monday on Trial for Top Kenyan Officials

Posted January 20th, 2012 at 6:05 am (UTC-5)
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The International Criminal Court says it will decide on Monday whether six prominent Kenyans will go on trial for crimes against humanity. The Hague-based court said Friday that it will hold a public hearing to announce whether there is enough evidence to try any or all of the men. The six suspects, which include current […]

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Rawlings Says Africans Should Try Own War Crimes Suspects

Posted January 17th, 2012 at 11:35 am (UTC-5)
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Ghana’s former president Jerry Rawlings says African countries, not the International Criminal Court (ICC), should try any African leaders accused of war crimes. Mr. Rawlings, now an African Union envoy, made the comments Monday at the opening session of the Pan African Parliament in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa. Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo and […]

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ICC Rejects Bid to Halt Release of Rwandan Rebel

Posted December 19th, 2011 at 11:10 am (UTC-5)
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The International Criminal Court has rejected a request by prosecutors to block the release of a Rwandan rebel accused of war crimes in the Democratic Republic of Congo. ICC judges ordered Callixte Mbarushimana’s release on Friday after dismising all charges against him, citing lack of evidence. Prosecutors have asked the court to keep him in […]

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ICC Drops Charges Against Rwandan Suspected in Congo Violence

Posted December 16th, 2011 at 2:05 pm (UTC-5)
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The International Criminal Court has dropped charges against a Rwandan man suspected of war crimes and crimes against humanity in the Democratic Republic of Congo. ICC judges on Friday ordered the release of Callixte Mbarushimana, saying prosecutors had not presented enough evidence to support the charges against him. Mbarushimana had faced eight counts of war […]

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