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Journalists trained by IWPR produce news, analysis, and comment pieces on the issues that affect their countries and communities.

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Chief Justice Willy Mutunga has sought to tackle several weaknesses in Kenya's justice system. (Photo: Ford Foundation/Flickr)
17 Apr 14
Recent dismissals further increase dissatisfaction with national justice system.
Courtside
14 Apr 14
But defendants’ lawyers challenge accuracy of satellite imaging.
Courtside
9 Apr 14
Court hears that Kalenjin leaders urged Kikuyus to leave and go back “to their homes”.
Courtside
4 Apr 14
“There was someone in control” as marauding youth launched into violence, protected witness tells ICC.
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
24 Mar 14
With national courts failing to act, restorative justice is promoted as limited way of soothing victims’ pain.
Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda (right) and Deputy Prosecutor James Stewart (centre): OTP has been accused of conducting flawed investigations in Kenya. (Photo: ICC-CPI/Flickr)
19 Mar 14
Court’s reputation in the country harmed by flawed investigations and perceptions of anti-Africa bias.

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