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Raila Disowns Kalonzo Shuttle to Block Hague Daily Nation, Pg 1, 4 & 5
Thursday, 27 Jan 2011

Raila Odinga has distanced himself from the efforts of Kalonzo Musyoka and other cabinet ministers to lobby AU countries to defer the ICC cases. Raila said the cabinet only discussed referral of the cases and not deferral which Kalonzo and others are engaged in. On his part, Kalonzo affirms that

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Africa Rejects Kenya ICC Pullout The Star, Pg 1 & 8
Wednesday, 26 Jan 2011

The African Union has affirmed that it is committed to justice, ending impunity and the rule of law as enshrined in the constitutive Act of the AU. AU commissioner Jean Ping said the AU will not support the move by Kenya to pull out of the ICC. This is because of the need to end impunity in all n

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Kenya not Quitting Rome Statute The Standard, Pg 4
Wednesday, 26 Jan 2011

Internal security minister George Saitoti has said the government has not discussed the possibility of Kenya pulling out of the ICC. He said the executive has its role, distinct from parliament and there are other matters it considers important.

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Karua Says Media Reporting on Hague Issues Wanting The People, Pg 2
Wednesday, 26 Jan 2011

Martha Karua told a forum that media reporting on the ICC has not addressed certain fundamental questions to inform better public discourse. She said the media has not informed the people the real issued why the ICC is coming in a sovereign country, the consequences and while we are not fighting

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Panic as Top ICC Chiefs Keep Knocking The People, Pg 1 & 4
Wednesday, 26 Jan 2011

There is a wave of panic after the ICC rejected Ruto bid to halt the Hague proceedings. This is compounded by the increasing visits of ICC officials the latest one being the president of State Parties, Ambassador Christian Wenaweser. Wenaweser is expected to hold discussions with various governme

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Top Hague Official Jets in Today Daily Nation, Pg 48
Wednesday, 30 Nov -0001

ICC Registrar Silvna Arbia is set to arrive today to discuss assistance that will be required of the government should judges indict the six suspects. Arbia will meet George Saitoti and discuss the cooperation arrangements.

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Ali Wants Judges to Hear His Story before Summons The Standard, Pg 4
Monday, 24 Jan 2011

Hussein Ali has moved to The Hague and filed an application before the ICC judges seeking to participate in the proceedings before the possible issuance of summons against him. He wants to give his side appropriate submissions on the requisite evidentiary standard regarding the issuance of summon

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How Ruto Tried to Set the Big Two Up for Prosecution at ICC Sunday Nation, Pg 26 & 27
Sunday, 23 Jan 2011

William Ruto tried to absolve any blame and guilt in the post elections violence by stating that the two principals are the most responsible for the chaos. Ruto, through his lawyers also appeared to suggest that Ocampo is shielding the two principals because of their position in government. This

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