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Category : ICC
Nyachae Commission must Determine How it Wants to be Judged by History Sunday Standard, Pg 15
Sunday, 23 Jan 2011

Donald B Kipkorir admits that the CIC has an enormous task of implementing the constitution. It shall be judged by its ability to steer clear of politics and seeing the spirit and will of Kenyans are taken on board in executing their mandate. CIC will have itself to blame if they abort the revolu

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We should Never Forget the Power of Protest Saturday Nation, Pg 13
Saturday, 22 Jan 2011

Gabriel Dolan is dissapointed with the turn of events in how the government intends to pay the legal fees for Muthaura and Ali and also wants to shied the rest of the suspects. He says these are insults to Kenyans to elected the government into office. The petition to sign one million signatures

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We are Sinking into the Realms of Warlods, Fugitives and Failed States Saturday Standard, Pg 15
Saturday, 22 Jan 2011

Barrack Muluka contends that the recent constitutional moment was a false dawn of hope. It has not been followed by leaders and shows the deep rooted impunity is yet to go. The way the ICC debate is unfolding among the political class illustrates their lack of committment to justice and respect f

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Groups Demand Referendum on ICC Pullout The Standard, Pg 4
Thursday, 20 Jan 2011

Civil society groups and religious leaders have called for a referendum to determine if Kenyans want the country to withdraw from the ICC or not. They vowed that they are prepared to go to great lengths to frustrate any efforts aimed at quitting obligations under the Rome Statute.

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Ocampo Invites Three to The Hague Daily Nation, Pg 6
Wednesday, 19 Jan 2011

Ocampo has invited Ali, Muthaura and Kosgey to resent evidence of their innocence. He has given them until month-end to ablsolve themselves of blame that they committed crimes against humanity. The invitation is seen as a response to the desire to comply with ICC investigation procedures.

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State Support for Public Servants at ICC is Justified The Standard, Pg 15
Wednesday, 30 Nov -0001

Kyalo Kimeu says there is explicit right to legal aid for the civil servants named by the ICC. The officers were responding to violence under clear constitutional and legal mandate to prevent escalation of civil strife. They did not form part of machinery waging war against citizens. Furthermore

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Ruto Allies Turn Heat on Mudavadi over ICC Remarks The People, Pg 2
Wednesday, 19 Jan 2011

MPs allied to Ruto have lashed out at Mudavadi telling him he has no authority to communicate on decisions made by the cabinet. They termed his sentiments regrettable and uncalled for.

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Ocampo Suspects sull Able to Meet The Star, Pg 1 & 8
Tuesday, 18 Jan 2011

The six suspects mentioned by Ocampo are still free to meet and mingle. According to legal experts, Ocampo has only filed applications to impose the restrictions on the suspects and cannot be imposed until orders are granted to prosecute or summon them to The Hague. This explains why the six susp

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