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  1. News - World - KENYA

    Kenya's truth commission blames new president for violence

    Posted May 23rd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... the country's 2007-08 post-election violence, in which more than 1,000 people died and 600,000 lost their homes. President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto face trial at the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity charges related to the violence, but local attempts to prosecute the two have never taken off. The commission didn't recommend local ...

  2. News - World - KENYA

    Kenyan elections on Monday stir fears of ethnic violence

    Posted Mar 03rd 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... repeat of election violence "Welcome to Valley View photographic site," says the weathered wooden sign, boasting that you are 2,400 metres above east Africa's Rift Valley, ... in the valley there's a clue why. Sunshine gleams off the metal roofs of housing built for families displaced by ethnic violence that followed Kenya's general election five years ago. More ...

  3. News - World - KENYA

    No bodies found in suspected mass grave in Kenya: police

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 05:47pm by Agence France-Presse in Nairobi

    ... killed in the recent violence, with Adoli admitting the situation was “strange”. He suggested the site may have been “tampered with” and that bodies believed to have been buried were removed following the grave’s discovery. “The appearance of the area and the heavy stench of rotting flesh pointed towards the existence of a grave,” he said. Violence between the groups erupted ...

  4. News - World - KENYA

    Kenyatta trial a headache for West after Westgate mall attack

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... for allegedly masterminding the ethnic violence that left at least 1,100 dead after disputed 2007 elections. Ruto's trial began last month, and he has been travelling back and forth between Kenya ...

  5. News - World - KENYA

    Smoke pours from Kenya mall as forces ‘close in’

    Posted Sep 23rd 2013, 10:32am by Reuters

    ... managing without it so far. Western powers have been alarmed by a spread of al-Qaeda-linked violence across Africa, from Nigeria and Mali in the west, though Algeria and Libya in the north ... the latest raid may show al Shabaab lashing out in its weakness after the successes of Kenyan troops in Somalia, the risk of further international violence remains. Julius Karangi, chief ...

  6. News - World - KENYA

    Fierce battles on third day of Nairobi mall siege

    Posted Sep 24th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters, AFP, AP

    ... to assist in the government's response. Ruto has pleaded not guilty to three charges relating to the violence that rocked the country after the disputed 2007 election. Agence-France Presse, ...

  7. News - World - KENYA

    Kenyan girls win landmark rape case against police

    Posted May 31st 2013, 09:12am by Reuters in Nairobi

    ... violence against girls. “Perpetrators know they can commit crimes against innocent children without fear of being apprehended and prosecuted,” the court said. “The respondents showed disbelief, ... in five women and girls are victims of sexual violence in Kenya, according to a 2008/09 government survey. Rape is rarely reported due to stigma and lack of faith in the justice system, although ...

  8. News - World - KENYA

    Militants say they are ‘holding out’ in Kenya mall

    Posted Sep 24th 2013, 11:03am by AFP, Reuters

    ... charges of crimes against humanity at the International Criminal Court for his alleged role in co-ordinating violence after disputed elections in 2007. He denies the charges. British Defence ...

  9. News - World - KENYA

    ICC drops case against Kenya's Muthaura

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 09:14pm by AFP

    ... Uhuru Kenyatta of crimes against humanity during 2007-2008 post-election violence. The decision came after a key witness in Muthaura’s case was discredited and after ICC chief prosecutor Fatou ... Muthaura,” Bensouda told the Hague-based court. Four prominent Kenyans, including first-round presidential poll winner Kenyatta, faced charges at the ICC over deadly post-poll violence five years ago ...

  10. News - World - KENYA

    Rigging claims throw Kenya presidential vote into chaos

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 12:05am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Nairobi Monday’s elections were the first in Kenya since 2007 when a dispute over the counting process erupted into weeks of deadly violence that left more than ... erupted into weeks of deadly violence that left more than 1,100 people dead. “We have evidence that the results we have received have been doctored,” Odinga’s running mate, outgoing vice president ...




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