ACR Issue 379 | Institute for War and Peace Reporting


ACR Issue 379

The ICC case against the Kenyan president, Uhuru Kenyatta, is on the verge of collapse. (Photo: ICC-CPI/Flickr)
J.J. Wangui
6 Feb 14
ICC case against Kenyan president on verge of collapse as prosecutors ask judges to force national authorities to hand over evidence.
Prosecutors in the case against Ruto and Sang. Anton Steynberg (front left) said his team had not been able to verify witness' claims about the death of a police officer. (Photo: ICC-CPI/Flickr)
J.J. Wangui
4 Feb 14
William Ruto implied that people outside his own ethnic group would be forced out.
Former ICC prosecutor, Luis Moreno Ocampo, and the incumbent prosecutor Fatou Bensouda listen to the verdict against Thomas Lubanga. Judges pointed to a number of offences that might have been committed by OTP intermediaries. (Photo: ICC-CPI/Flickr)
Bernard Koech, Simon Jennings
4 Feb 14
Panel can probe allegations of staff misconduct but has no powers to investigate prosecution.
Vincent Otti, the late deputy leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army. Uganda has its own war crimes court but it only has a mandate to investigate one side of the LRA conflict. (Photo: Euan Denholm/IRIN)
Judie Kaberia
4 Feb 14
Experts say international efforts to prosecute crimes at national level have largely failed.