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One of many buildings damaged in the August 2008 conflict. (Photo: Leli Blagonravova)
Heather Yundt
3 Nov 15
Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda says there are reasonable grounds to look into crimes allegedly committed during 2008 conflict.
Dominic Ongwen in court on January 26. (Photo: ICC-CPI/Flickr)
Ella Sonja West
29 Jan 15
Lord’s Resistance Army commander Dominic Ongwen appears at the Hague court.
Kenyatta appeared before the ICC's judges in October 2014.The court's prosecutor has been unable to secure sufficient evidence to put Kenya's president on trial. (Photo: ICC-CPI/Flickr)
Simon Jennings
7 Dec 14
High-profile failure exposes weaknesses in the way the court runs investigations, but also a lack of international resolve to make it work.
Defence of Mr Kenyatta at the beginning of the Status Conference. (Photo: ICC-CPI/Flickr)
8 Oct 14
Defence seeks acquittal for President Kenyatta as prosecutors seek adjournment until Kenyan authorities come up with missing evidence.
Violet Kayanga at her vegetable stall in Total. (Photo: Antony Langat)
Anthony Langat
7 Oct 14
Multi-ethnic group running a saving and loans network says it has helped mend relationships following the 2008 violence.
J.J. Wangui
3 Oct 14
Witness says he decided not to go through with false testimony.
Civil society experts warn that allowing a presidential staffer to sit on the selection board for top police chiefs looks like a reverse for efforts to depoliticise the force. (Photo: Daudi Were/Flickr)
Ally Jamah
2 Oct 14
Allowing a presidential staffer to sit on the selection board for top police chiefs looks like a reverse for efforts to depoliticise the force.
Kenya's Rift Valley. Despite new legislation, resolving disputes over land ownership will pose significant challenges. (Photo: Greg Westfall
Wanja Gathu
30 Sep 14
Government urged not to politicise or oversimplify deep-rooted problems.
Koch FM in Nairobi's Korogocho slum tackled the issue of rape and the many obstacles to justice. (Photo: Matthew Rhodes/IWPR)
an IWPR reporter in Kenya
30 Sep 14
Show highlights failings in the justice process and provides vital information on reporting crime.
William Ruto in an ICC courtroom in The Hague. (Photo: ICC-CPI/Flickr)
Wanja Gathu
26 Sep 14
Witness claims promises of life abroad and education for his children persuaded him to incriminate defendants.