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Pre Trial Chamber Opens Kenya Investigation

Pre-Trial Chamber II of the International Criminal Court has granted the request of the prosecutor to open an investigation into the post-election violence in Kenya.   A majority of the panel voted to grant the request, Judge Han-Peter Kaul, dissented, arguing that the crimes alleged in the 1,500 pages...
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ICC Prosecutor Tells Court Kenya Violence Directed by Officials

The Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court has told the pre-trial chamber that the post-election violence in Kenya is traceable to specific officials.  The prosecutor reported the violence was directed by specific “senior political and business leaders.” Kenya may be the fifth situation for the...
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