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2 May 14
Legislation condemned as a major setback for women.
1 May 14
Plaintiffs hope lawsuit will lead to fresh investigations into 2007-08 attacks.
29 Apr 14
Some lawyers say it was wise to rein in legislators, but warn against judges meddling in politics.
28 Apr 14
As prosecutors struggle to present evidence against top officials, opinion is split on tribunal’s local impact.
23 Apr 14
Although ruling is welcomed, legal experts warn that witness testimony may not strengthen prosecution case against Kenyan deputy president.
17 Apr 14
Rights groups warn that counter-terror crackdown will discriminate against Somalis while bringing few tangible security gains.
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”.
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