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Category : ICC
Post Poll Chaos were not Planned, Kamar Claims The People, Pg 16
Monday, 05 Sep 2011

Higher Education Minister Prof Margaret Kamar has said Ruto, Kosgey and Sang did not take part in any planning of the PEV and neither was there planning for the chaos. She said the accusations levelled against them are lies. She therefore called on all Kenyans to unite and pray for the six suspec

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The ICC Process Sends a Clear Message Sunday Express, Pg 7
Sunday, 04 Sep 2011

Harry Makau writes that the ICC suspects are on their own and their supporters must realize that tribal and political machinations will not help them. The only thing that will happen is the truth will determine the fate of their cases and will set the record straight that the rule of law applies

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Trial of Congo Warlord Gives Good Pointers on what Awaits Ocampo Six Saturday Nation, Pg 14
Saturday, 03 Sep 2011

Peter Mwaura affirms that the just ended trail of Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga has many similarities with the Kenyan case. Lubanda was charged under command responsibility theory just like the Kenyan case. The demeanor of Lubanga was good and should be copied by the suspects because court the

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Waki: In Memory of the Commission that Broke the Backbone of Impunity Daily Nation, Pg 13
Friday, 02 Sep 2011

Roy Gachuhi affirms that the commencement of the confirmation hearings is the right step in the direction of ending impunity. Justice Waki will go down in the annals of history as the person who led the bold step in ending impunity in Kenya and engineering a regime that accords the rule its sanct

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Rift Valley IDPs Pray for Success of ICC Hearings The Star, Pg 15
Thursday, 01 Sep 2011

Hundreds of IDPs and members of the civil society held demonstrations and prayers for justice ahead of the confirmation hearings. They also approved the dismissal of the appeal by the Kenya government challenging the admissibility of the two cases. They also lashed at the government for focusing

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Muthaura Asks ICC to Reject New Evidence The People, Pg 2
Thursday, 01 Sep 2011

Muthaura hsa requested for a status conference, citing defects in the new evidence filed by Ocampo. He is incenced by the new evidence released by Ocampo in which it is detailed how his role alongide Uhuru and Ali were executed. He added that the defence team needs more time to prepare because of

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Changes at KACC Lawful, Justice PS Says The People, Pg 11
Thursday, 01 Sep 2011

Acting justice PS Gichira Kibara has dismissed claims that the changes at KACC were targetting Prof. Lumumba. He said the changes were appropriate and will be replicated in other commissions in accordance with the constitution.

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The Day is Here The Standard, Pg 7
Thursday, 01 Sep 2011

The confirmation hearings start today in which the defence, prosecution and victims will have a chance to give openning remarks. Tomorrow, the prosecutor will begin presenting his evidence against the three; Sang, Ruto and Kosgey. The three will in the following days present their witnesses and c

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