ICC Chief Prosecutor asks UN to help enforce cooperation
ICC Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda has requested the UN Security Council to only use stronger language to ensure that all UN members co-operate in apprehending those who have been indicted but to also address the issue of non-cooperation. The OTP has on several occasions accused the Kenyan government of non-cooperation in the case facing President Uhuru Kenyatta. On its part, the Kenyan government has vehemently denied these accusations.
High Court in Kenya orders fresh recruitment of police officers
Justice Isaac Lenaola made a precedent-setting ruling by quashing the recruitment of about 10,000 new police officers in what he termed as an exercise tainted with corruption, irregulaties and blantant violation of the Constitution. In particular, he ruled that the Police Service Commission had no authority to delegate recruitment powers to sub-county committees thereby violating the constitution. He noted that any attempts to subvert the constitution must be resisted at all costs.
EAC Members States oppose the extension of EACJ's jurisdiction
Kenya. Tanzania and Burundi are opposed to extending the jurisdiction of the EACJ to cover international crimes and human rights on the grounds of financial and structural constraints. They argued that four EAC partner states namely Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Burundi were contracting parties to the Rome Statute.
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This book contains a collection of papers authored by members of theKonrad Adenauer Stiftung’s African Group of Experts on International Criminal Justice. The book comprises of four chapters namely, 'Taking Stock of International [...]
Konrad Adenauer Stiftung under the auspices of its Rule of Law Program for Sub Saharan Africa in conjunction with the Pan African Lawyers Union convened a key stakeholders’ conference to discuss the progress, successes, [...]
KAS held its first meeting under the Haki na Sheria Forum targeting media practitioners to discuss various issues affecting the media in Kenya today, and in particular the place and role of social media. Mr. Christian Elche, the [...]
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