Tag archive for ‘ICC’
By admin On Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

Kenyatta case has ‘collapsed’, defence tells ICC

The Hague – Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta’s defence team said on Wednesday his crimes against humanity case before the International Criminal Court “has collapsed”, as judges considered More...

By admin On Sunday, February 2nd, 2014

Africa Union urges for unity against ICC

Addis Ababa – The African Union (AU) is urging its members to “speak with one voice” against criminal proceedings at the International Criminal Court (ICC) against sitting presidents. The 54-nation More...

By admin On Sunday, November 17th, 2013

ICC needs to start wining some Hearts and Minds – In Africa

Today, the International Criminal Court (ICC) was scheduled to begin proceedings against Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta in its first ever trial of a sitting president. But in the case’s third postponement, More...

By admin On Friday, October 25th, 2013

ICC rules that Deputy PM Ruto must attend Trial

The International Criminal Court has ruled that Kenyan Vice President William Ruto must attend his trial on charges of crimes against humanity.The Hague-based tribunal’s Friday ruling overturned a decision More...

By admin On Thursday, October 17th, 2013

ICC uncertain on Action if Kenya skips trial

The International Criminal Court is not clear what action would be taken if Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta decided not to attend his trial set to begin on 12 December in The Hague, a report says. ICC Outreach Co-ordinator More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

President Kagame slams ICC ‘selective justice’

Cape Town – Rwandan President Paul Kagame has accused the International Criminal Court of dispensing “selective” justice, in the latest blast of criticism from Africa against the court, a report says. According More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

Kenya’s President unlikely to attend ICC

Nairobi – Kenya’s foreign minister says no sitting president in the world has had to appear before a court, a statement that comes as Kenya appears to be laying the groundwork to avoid having President More...

By admin On Thursday, September 19th, 2013

Africa leaders to hold summit on ICC – Ethiopia

African leaders will meet in the Ethiopian capital on October 13 to take a common stance on whether to join Kenya’s planned pull-out from the International Criminal Court (ICC) over the prosecution of its More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

Kenya cases stir African backlash against ICC

Kenya is canvassing support for a possible walk-out by African states from the International Criminal Court, whose prosecution of elected Kenyan leaders has revived accusations on the continent that the court unfairly More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

Kenya’s VP William Ruto pleads not Guilty -ICC

The Hague/Nairobi – Kenya’s deputy president William Ruto pleaded innocent to crimes against humanity charges at the International Criminal Court on Tuesday, at the start of a trial that will test the More...