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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta speaks during a 2013 meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing's Great Hall of the People. (Photo: How Hwee Young-Pool/Getty Images)
an IWPR contributor in Kenya
4 Apr 14
Critics say far-reaching audit is needed to streamline a system that employs some 700,000 people.
Walter Barasa (right), through his lawyer Kibe Mungai, is challenging the ICC arrest warrant against him. (Photo: Capital FM)
Bernard Momanyi
3 Apr 14
Lawyer for former journalist is challenging arrest warrant on several fronts.
Judges rejected the request from Uhuru Kenyatta's lawyers to terminate his case at the ICC. (Photo: ICC-CPI/Flickr)
J.J. Wangui
1 Apr 14
Judges dismiss defendant’s bid to terminate proceedings, and give the Kenyan government six months to provide key documents.
The ICC's Registrar, Herman von Hebel, is looking to strengthen the court's ability to protect witnesses. (Photo: ICC-CPI/Flickr)
Blake Evans-Pritchard, Simon Jennings
28 Mar 14
Experts highlight security weaknesses that could endanger entire cases.
Mathare, a half-million-strong slum area of Nairobi. (Photo: Meena Kadri/Flickr)
Catherine Chumo
24 Mar 14
With national courts failing to act, restorative justice is promoted as limited way of soothing victims’ pain.
19 Mar 14
International Justice Tribune published by new foundation in The Hague.
Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda (right) and Deputy Prosecutor James Stewart (centre): OTP has been accused of conducting flawed investigations in Kenya. (Photo: ICC-CPI/Flickr)
Kioko Kivandi
19 Mar 14
Court’s reputation in the country harmed by flawed investigations and perceptions of anti-Africa bias.
Lawyer for Joshua Arap Sang disputes witness’s account of incitement following 2007 polls. (Photo: ICC-CPI/Flickr)
J.J. Wangui
13 Mar 14
Lawyer for Joshua Arap Sang disputes witness’s account of incitement following 2007 polls.
Germain Katanga was convicted of four counts of war crimes and one count of crimes against humanity. (Photo: ICC-CPI)
Stewart McCartney
11 Mar 14
Experts say changes to the charges against Germain Katanga raise serious questions about the final judgement.
Kenya's constitution puts the upper house, the Senate, in charge of overseeing the devolution process and protecting the interests of county administrations. (Photo: Capital FM, Nairobi)
Bernard Momanyi
8 Mar 14
Observers say that by ignoring court orders, Senate members are undermining the rule of law.