UN: ICC Trial Chamber terminates Kenyatta case

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New York US (PANA) – The Trial Chamber V(B) of the International Criminal Court (ICC) withdrew on Friday charges against Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta. A statement from the ICC noted that the prosecution had withdrawn the charges against Mr. Kenyatta, and the … Read More

ICC launches policy on sexual gender-based crimes

New York, US (PANA) – The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Ms. Fatou Bensouda has launched a Policy on Sexual and Gender-Based Crimes, stressing the need to end impunity for such egregious crimes. Speaking at the launch of … Read More

Kenya: President Kenyatta receives heroic welcome after ICC appearance

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Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) – Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta received a heroic welcome back home Thursday after his appearance before the International Criminal Court (ICC), where prosecutors accused his government of erasing crucial sections of incriminating evidence from his telephone data. … Read More

Kenya: Kenyatta appoints deputy acting President ahead of Hague appearance

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Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) – Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has appointed Deputy President William Ruto as acting President ahead of his appearance at the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague on 8 October. The Kenyan President addressed an emergency session … Read More

‘ICC should be stopped from treating Africans in condescending manner’

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Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Minister for Foreign Affairs for Ethiopia- Photo: UN PANA Addis Ababa, Ethiopia-The International Criminal Court (ICC) should not be allowed to continue treating Africa and Africans in a condescending manner, the chair of the AU Executive Council, … Read More

Kenyan Deputy President Ruto pleads not guilty as ICC trial starts

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William Ruto PANA The Heague, Netherlands – Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to crimes against humanity charges as the trial for his alleged role in Kenya’s post-election violence in 2007/2008 started at the International Criminal … Read More