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Exposed: Bensouda ‘wrote’ to the rescue of bruised Ocampo

| October 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
Exposed: Bensouda ‘wrote’ to the rescue of bruised Ocampo

SUMMARY Cornered over comments on Uhuru and Ruto’s bid for office, Ocampo found a good friend in Bensouda, who instructed her staff to pen an op-ed for him Emails show a man still holding sway long after his departure, and a successor willing to get her hands dirty for him The International Criminal Court (ICC) […]

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ICC has Raila-Kalonzo probe petition, will issue verdict

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
ICC has Raila-Kalonzo probe petition, will issue verdict

NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 17 – The International Criminal Court (ICC) has acknowledged receipt of a petition seeking to have it investigate National Super Alliance (NASA) presidential candidate Raila Odinga and his running mate Kalonzo Musyoka for incitement. In a response to the petition filed by a Canadian lawyer David Jacobs, the ICC’s Head of Information […]

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Moreno Ocampo writes to Fatou Bensouda over files leak

| October 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
Moreno Ocampo writes to Fatou Bensouda over files leak

Former International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo has denied allegations that he assisted warlords escape prosecution. In a letter addressed to his successor, Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda, Mr Ocampo on Wednesday said he also supports the court’s internal inquiry into the allegations to establish the truth. The court’s Internal Oversight Mechanism is investigating an alleged […]

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Two Kenyan lawyers wanted by ICC to know fate

| September 20, 2017 | 2 Comments
Two Kenyan lawyers wanted by ICC to know fate

Two Kenyan lawyers wanted in The Hague over allegations of trying influence International Criminal Court (ICC) witnesses will know their fate Wednesday. Lawyers Paul Gicheru and Philip Kipkoech Bett, are fighting the warrants, which were issued by the ICC on 10 March 2015. Director of Public Prosecutions Keriako Tobiko later sought to enforce the warrants […]

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Kenya criticises ICC as other African countries defend it

| November 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Kenya criticises ICC as other African countries defend it

Kenya is monitoring African withdrawals from the International Criminal Court “with very keen interest,” Ambassador Tom Amolo has told the United Nations General Assembly. “Something radical and urgent must be done if this court is to stand any chance of long-term survival as a viable and credible international institution,” the Kenyan envoy said. Ambassador Amolo […]

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