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A Turkana woman in northern Kenya. Picture from November 2009. (Photo: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
Mathews Ndanyi
20 Jun 14
Government praises bid to curb cattle raids, but critics say stronger mechanisms are needed to enforce peace.
ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda says her office has “learnt the lessons“ on prosecuting gender-based crimes. (Photo: Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung/Flickr)
Blake Evans-Pritchard
10 Jun 14
Hague court says it is serious about gender-based crimes. But it is yet to secure a conviction.
Kenya's Attorney-General Githu Muigai. (Photo: The Standard)
Nzau Musau, Simon Jennings
4 Jun 14
Nairobi is confident that proposed amendments will pass, but participating states are unlikely to allow major revisions to Hague court’s founding statute.
The High Court in Nairobi. (Photo: Ting Chen Wing/Flickr)
Wanja Gathu
27 May 14
Recent murders of women who testified against a man accused of violent crime expose serious flaws in the system.
Anton Steynberg, lead trial lawyer for the prosecution, informed the court of the decision to withdraw the witness on May 14. (Photo: ICC-CPI/Flickr)
J.J. Wangui
16 May 14
Judges issue stern warning to prosecutors as trial is adjourned until June 16.
Walter Barasa (right) with his lawyer Kibe Mungai. (Photo: Capital FM)
Bernard Momanyi
14 May 14
Hague court is seeking Walter Barasa’s extradition on charges of interfering with its witnesses.
Sudan's president, Omar al-Bashir, is wanted by the ICC on genocide charges in Darfur. (Photo: Liu Jin-Pool/Getty Images)
Lilian Ochieng
14 May 14
Regional officials to discuss an African court that would prosecute war crimes, but not hold national leaders to account.
A woman stands on a street corner in Eastleigh, a predominantly Muslim Somali neighbourhood in Nairobi. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
George Okore
12 May 14
Critics question legitimacy of ongoing counter-terrorism operation.
The UN Security Council meets in New York. It is unlikely that the ICC will get the international support it needs. (Photo: Andrew Burton / Getty Images)
Felix Olick
11 May 14
Analysts doubt that court signatories will use political leverage to advance cases.
A young girl in Garissa, north eastern Kenya. She is one of 120 girls staying at a sanctuary for girls at risk of female genital mutilation. (Photo: Ann Weru/IRIN/Flickr)
Judie Kaberia
7 May 14
Authorities struggle to bring prosecutions for what many still view as a legitimate cultural practice.