Category Archives: Kenya

New Paper! Taking the Opportunity: Prosecutorial Opportunism and Case Selection at the International Criminal Court

What determines which individuals the International Criminal Court (ICC) targets for prosecution — and which ones escape the Court’s scrutiny? This is a question that has concerned virtually everyone interested in international criminal law and justice. The cases that the … Continue reading

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Looking Back to 2016 and Forward to 2017 in the World of International Criminal Justice

Since the emergence of international criminal justice as a regular practice in international relations and law, there has never been a dull year — and there is unlikely to be one any time soon. The year 2016 brought with it remarkable moments, … Continue reading

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Referring Kenya to the ICC Assembly of States Parties, Part 3: Implications for the Ongoing Kenya Cases at the ICC

This following is the third post in a three-part series in which Thomas Obel Hansen explores the recent referral of Kenya to the International Criminal Court’s Assembly of States Parties. The referral followed a finding by ICC Judges that the … Continue reading

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Referring Kenya to the ICC Assembly of States Parties, Part 2: Implications for Cooperation and Enforcement

This is the second post in a three-part series in which Thomas Obel Hansen explores the recent referral of Kenya to the International Criminal Court’s Assembly of States Parties. The referral followed a finding by ICC Judges that the government … Continue reading

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Referring Kenya to the ICC Assembly of States Parties, Part 1: A Battle for the Narrative

Last month, Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) ruled that the government of Kenya had violated its obligations to cooperate with the ICC in the case against Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta. In doing so, the Judges referred the issue … Continue reading

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It Continues… Kenyatta’s (Suspended) Communications Staff Threatens to Sue New York Times

The Kenya – New York Times saga continues. For those of who haven’t had a chance to follow, here’s a recap: The New York Times published a scathing article and critique of the International Criminal Court’s intervention in Kenya (see … Continue reading

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As New York Times – Kenya Controversy Continues, Kenyatta Suspends Four Staff

The controversy between the Kenyan government and the New York Times over a hard-hitting story on the International Criminal Court’s record in Kenya has shown no signs of abating. Late last week, the office of Kenyan President slammed the Times … Continue reading

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