May 30, 2014
by G. Redd
The Court of Appeal of Kenya on Thursday issued orders blocking the High Court of Kenya's arrest warrant for journalist Walter Barasa. Barasa is accused of attempting to bribe witnesses testifying against Deputy President William Ruto. The arrest warrant was originally ordered in cooperation with ...[read more]
May 15, 2014
by Peter Snyder
The High Court of Kenya issued an arrest warrant Wednesday for journalist Walter Barasa, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) for interfering with witnesses in the trial of Deputy President William Ruto. Barasa is accused of attempting to bribe prosecution witnesses to try and ...[read more]
March 20, 2014
by William Helbling
The High Court of Kenya ruled on Wednesday that journalist Walter Barasa can be extradited to the International Criminal Court (ICC). Barasa is accused of using bribes to disrupt the prosecution in the ongoing crimes against humanity case against Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto. The ICC ...[read more]
January 31, 2014
by Addison Morris
The High Court of Kenya on Friday refused to stop the arrest of journalist Walter Barasa, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) for allegedly disrupting the prosecution in the crimes against humanity case of Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto. The ICC issued an arrest warrant ...[read more]
July 31, 2013
by Elizabeth LaForgia
The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) praised the High Court of Kenya Tuesday for upholding the asylum right of urban refugees and expressed hope the government of Kenya will now resume legal services. Last week the High Court of Kenya ruled against a government directive to transfer refugees from urban ...[read more]
June 25, 2013
by Zachariah Rivenbark
On June 25, 2010, the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) announced that it had opened a courtroom in Kenya to hear maritime piracy cases. The UNODC, with support from donor states such as Australia, Canada, the EU and the US, established the high security courtroom to prosecute suspected Somali ...[read more]
June 6, 2013
by Peter Snyder
The UK government on Wednesday reached a settlement agreement with thousands of Kenyans tortured by British colonial forces during the 1950s. Negotiations began last October after the Queen's Bench Division on the High Court of England and Wales ruled that three elderly Kenyans could sue the ...[read more]
March 25, 2013
by Benjamin Minegar
The Supreme Court of Kenya on Monday ordered scrutiny of two documents used to tally votes in the March 4 presidential election and ordered a recount of all votes from 22 polling stations. The Coalition for Reform and Democracy (CORD) and two other groups reportedly petitioned the court for a ...[read more]
March 21, 2013
by Sung Un Kim
The Supreme Court of Kenya on Wednesday ordered the parties involved in the March 4 election dispute to restrain from making public statements with regard to the case. The court also warned civic groups and journalists that they could face punishment for biased statements that could undermine the ...[read more]
February 20, 2013
by Elizabeth Imbarlina
JURIST Guest Columnist Miano Maina, an LL.M. candidate from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law Class of 2013, argues that the High Court of Kenya exceeded its jurisdiction when adjudicating an integrity suit against International Criminal Court indictees Uhuru Kenyatta and William ...[read more]

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