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19 Jul 14
Under-resourced commission struggles to curb dangerous rhetoric, which has increased following recent violence.
11 Jul 14
Defence team counters that requests for information are no more than “fishing expedition”.
27 Jun 14
Latest prosecution witness continues narrative of how violence unfolded after 2007 election.
26 Jun 14
Prospect of aid is welcomed, but those who suffered wonder why it has taken so long to begin assessing their needs.
26 Jun 14
Fears over hate speech as Kenya’s Director of Public Prosecutions Intervenes
25 Jun 14
Trial of Kenyan deputy president hears of 2007 tensions in the run-up to violence.
24 Jun 14
Trading accusations about who was responsible for twin strikes in coastal towns could fuel tensions.
23 Jun 14
Community leaders suspected of instigating recent demonstrations supporting outlawed practice.
20 Jun 14
Government praises bid to curb cattle raids, but critics say stronger mechanisms are needed to enforce peace.
10 Jun 14
Hague court says it is serious about gender-based crimes. But it is yet to secure a conviction.
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For almost three years, while her home city of Mosul was under occupation by so-called Islamic State (IS), Tahani Salih kept a daily diary documenting their crimes.
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