April 18, 2014
by Dominic Yobbi
The International Criminal Court on Thursday granted the prosecution's request to subpoena eight Kenyan witnesses in the trial of Kenyan Vice President William Ruto. The witnesses are no longer cooperating and are not willing to testify against Ruto, which caused the court to urge the government ...[read more]
January 16, 2014
by Theresa Donovan
The Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Wednesday made an oral ruling that Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto may be conditionally excused from attending his trial on a continuous basis. The Trial Chamber enjoys discretion under Article 63(1) of the Rome Statute, which ...[read more]
October 25, 2013
by Taylor Gillan
The Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) ruled Friday that Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto must be present for most of his trial at The Hague, unanimously reversing the Trial Chamber's decision to grant a conditional excusal from continuous physical presence. While the ...[read more]
October 13, 2013
by Benjamin Minegar
The African Union (AU) unanimously resolved Saturday that African heads of state should be immune from prosecution by the International Criminal Court (ICC). In particular the AU denounced the ICC trials of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto. The AU alleges that the... ...[read more]
October 2, 2013
by Max Slater
The International Criminal Court (ICC) issued an arrest warrant on Tuesday for a man accused of tampering with prosecution witnesses in a case against Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto. The ICC issued the warrant against Walter Barasa, whom the ICC accuses of attempting to bribe prosecution ...[read more]
September 27, 2013
by Addison Morris
Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Friday denied a request by Kenyan deputy president William Ruto to adjourn his trial so that he may manage the aftermath of the recent Nairobi shopping mall attack. Trial proceedings were temporarily suspended on Monday, allowing Ruto to return ...[read more]
September 23, 2013
by Peter Snyder
The International Criminal Court (ICC) Monday excused Kenyan deputy president William Ruto from trial proceedings for one week in order for him to return to Kenya to help respond to the terrorist attack at a Nairobi shopping mall on Saturday. Ruto's lawyers filed an urgent motion asking for ...[read more]
September 22, 2013
by Benjamin Minegar
Lawyers for Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto on Saturday requested that the International Criminal Court (ICC) postpone his trial so he can return to Kenya to deal with a terrorist attack on a Kenyan shopping mall. A hostage situation at a Nariobi mall has left nearly 60 dead and 175 wounded. ...[read more]
September 10, 2013
by Theresa Donovan
Kenya Deputy President William Ruto on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to charges of crimes against humanity at the International Criminal Court (ICC). Ruto is on trial for three counts of crimes against humanity for allegedly fomenting violence following the 2007 elections that led to the deaths of ...[read more]
September 9, 2013
by Laura Klein Mullen
Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto traveled to the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, Netherlands, on Monday, in advance of his trial for crimes against humanity, which is set to begin on Tuesday. Ruto is on trial for three counts of crimes against humanity that led to the deaths ...[read more]

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