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President Kenyatta has signed the new law after it was passed by Kenya's parliament in March. (Photo: David Scannell/Flickr)
Lilian Ochieng
2 May 14
Legislation condemned as a major setback for women.
Post-election violence in Kenya, December 2007. (Photo: The Star newspaper, Nairobi)
J.J. Wangui
1 May 14
Plaintiffs hope lawsuit will lead to fresh investigations into 2007-08 attacks.
Legal experts have welcomed the ruling in the Wambora case as a chance for the judiciary to re-establish its power. (Photo: Ting Chen Wing/Flickr)
Wanja Gathu
29 Apr 14
Some lawyers say it was wise to rein in legislators, but warn against judges meddling in politics.
The International Criminal Court's prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, has struggled to secure evidence in the two Kenyan cases. (Photo: ICC-CPI/Flickr)
Felix Olick
28 Apr 14
As prosecutors struggle to present evidence against top officials, opinion is split on tribunal’s local impact.
Judges have requested the Kenyan government to make sure eight witnesses testify against the deputy president, William Ruto, at the ICC. (Photo: ICC-CPI/Flickr)
an IWPR reporter in Kenya
23 Apr 14
Although ruling is welcomed, legal experts warn that witness testimony may not strengthen prosecution case against Kenyan deputy president.
Children play in Dadaab camp which is home to more than 400,000 refugees. (Photo: Riyaad Minty/Flickr)
an IWPR reporter in Kenya
17 Apr 14
Rights groups warn that counter-terror crackdown will discriminate against Somalis while bringing few tangible security gains.
Chief Justice Willy Mutunga has sought to tackle several weaknesses in Kenya's justice system. (Photo: Ford Foundation/Flickr)
Wanja Gathu
17 Apr 14
Recent dismissals further increase dissatisfaction with national justice system.
J.J. Wangui
14 Apr 14
But defendants’ lawyers challenge accuracy of satellite imaging.
J.J. Wangui
9 Apr 14
Court hears that Kalenjin leaders urged Kikuyus to leave and go back “to their homes”.
an IWPR contributor in Kenya
4 Apr 14
“There was someone in control” as marauding youth launched into violence, protected witness tells ICC.