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Category : ICC
Uhuru Blames Raila, ODM for Poll Violence The Star, Pg 1 & 6
Friday, 30 Sep 2011

Uhuru Kenyatta told ICC prosecutor Moreno Ocampo that Raila and the ODM Pentagon have political responsbility for PEV. He affirmed that Raila as the leader of ODM should not have called for mass action and instead exploit dialogue and the law courts when they felt elections had been rigged. Uhuru

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Secrets of Muthaura Security Talks Daily Nation, Pg 1 & 5
Wednesday, 28 Sep 2011

Foreign Affairs PS Thuita Mwangi told the ICC proceedings of how Muthaura was not involved in perpetrating the PEV. He gave insights into how security and other operations of government function including who is in-charge of the police and provincial administration. Thuita also answered questions

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Muthaura, Uhuru Defence Lay Blame for Violence on Ali Sunday Nation, Pg 26
Sunday, 25 Sep 2011

The defence of Uhuru and Muthaura seem to lay blame on Ali as the head of the police during the violence. A letter from Prof. Saitoti also clarifies that the commissioner of police and not the head of civil service is in-charge of the police force. The prosecutor is alleging that the three used M

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Ocampo Appears Set to Disappoint Victims Sunday Nation, Pg 18
Sunday, 25 Sep 2011

Kwendo Opanga opines that Ocampo has serious challenges on the evidence he depends on to prosecute the six suspects. The court faces serious issues regarding the competence of investigators yet the prosecutor was emphatic that he will deliver justice. These have reduced the hopes that Kenyans had

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Its More Important for ICC Prosecutor to Deliver Justice than to Send a Message Saturday Nation, Pg 14
Saturday, 24 Sep 2011

Peter Mwaura says the ICC prosecutor is supposed to bring justice to those who he believes are guilty but also to those who are innocent. The prosecutor is required to produce exculpatory evidence to ensure justice is served. He must prove that his did undertake investigations which were not shod

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Muthaura Calls PS as His Witness Daily Nation, Pg 1 & 6
Monday, 26 Sep 2011

Ambassador Muthaura will be calling foreign affairs PS Thuita Mwangi and former Naivasha DC Katee Mwanza as his witness in the ongpong confirmation hearings. Muthaura will also present letters to back his innocence from president Kiaki and top government officials. Meanwhile, former Nakuru Town M

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Maintain Peace During ICC Hearings, NCIC Says The Star, Pg 13
Tuesday, 27 Sep 2011

The NCIC is urging that the ongoing ICC confirmation hearings should not ignite tribal differences and animosity among Kenyans. NCIC commissioner Yassin Ahmed said Kenyans should look beyond the process and preach peace. Yassin added that the commission is working to ensure the nation remains pea

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I am Ready to Set the Record Straight on Witness Coaching Claims at ICC The Star, Pg 26
Monday, 26 Sep 2011

Hassan Omar Hassan is emphatic that the KNCHR report that the ICC is using is beyond reproach. The ICC process will help tame impunity since Kenyans refused to set up a local tribunal. Hassan is confidence that the ICC process will be able to vindicate him on the issue of witness coaching and he

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