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 William Ruto and his Defense team, led by Karim Khan (far left). (Photo: ICC/Flickr)
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16 Jan 14
Defendant William Ruto must meet a number of conditions to be granted absence from proceedings.
A member of the Kenya Defense Force stands guard at Kismayo International Airport in the southern Somali city of Kismayo. (Photo: UN Photo/Tobin Jones)
15 Jan 14
Last year’s Nairobi mall attack highlighted weakness of frontier checks.
10 Jan 14
Experts say Kenya’s progress in prosecuting international crimes has been too slow.
1 Jan 14
upporters of international justice argue court promotes peace and stability as basis for continent’s advancement.
31 Dec 13
William Ruto has asked judges to invoke new court rules to let him stay away from his trial in The Hague.
 Crisis within judiciary holds up plans for international crimes unit. (Photo: Simon Jennings/IWPR)
23 Dec 13
Crisis within judiciary holds up plans for international crimes unit.
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta and his wife, Margaret, at the memorial service for former President Nelson Mandela. Kenyatta's ICC case was scheduled to start on 5 February 2014, ICC Prosecutor Bensouda has asked for a delay of three months so she can look for more evidence. (Photo: GovernmentZA flic.kr/p/ifj4sE )
20 Dec 13
Prosecutor seeks trial delay so she can look for more evidence.
Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensoda (centre) at the opening of the trial of Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto and journalist Joshua Arap Sang in September 2010. (Photo: ICC-CPI)
17 Dec 13
Defenders of Hague court point out that it does not have a mandate to support local justice systems.
 A temporary schoolroom in the Mathare IDP camp in 2008, set up in the aftermath of 2007 post-election violence in Kenya. (Photo: Jerry Riley/IRIN)
16 Dec 13
Campaigners say rights of conflict victims are threatened by ICC rule changes.
Kenya Independence Day celebrations. Despite President Uhuru Kenyatta’s comments, critics say a series of new laws generated by government is designed to curtail freedoms, not increase them. (Photo: Sudath Silva, courtesy of President Rajapaksa)
13 Dec 13
Despite Uhuru Kenyatta’s comments, critics say a series of new laws generated by government is designed to curtail freedoms, not increase them.

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Moslawi traditional band playing music from the 19th century. (Photo: IWPR)
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Hugely popular event highlights city’s rehabilitation and recovery.