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The International Criminal Court's prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, has struggled to secure evidence in the two Kenyan cases. (Photo: ICC-CPI/Flickr)
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)
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)
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)
17 Apr 14
Recent dismissals further increase dissatisfaction with national justice system.
14 Apr 14
But defendants’ lawyers challenge accuracy of satellite imaging.
9 Apr 14
Court hears that Kalenjin leaders urged Kikuyus to leave and go back “to their homes”.
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.