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]
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]

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