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Kenya’s Withdrawal from the ICC – An Act in Vain?

Yesterday, Kenya’s Parliament voted in favour of a motion to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC). In the wake of the vote, there has been some alarmist rhetoric about what Kenya’s move to withdraw from the Court means for … Continue reading

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The ICC and Kenya Parting Ways? What it Means and What it Doesn’t.

UPDATE: Kenyan Parliament has now approved a motion to withdraw from the ICC. A bill will be introduced to this effect in 30 days. Opposition MPs boycotted the vote. For a new post on whether the vote was in vain, … Continue reading

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A Bizarre Snowball’s Chance in Hell: Kenya Asks Security Council to Terminate Kenyatta Case at the ICC

International criminal justice has had its share of bizarre moments. We’ve seen seemingly untouchable indictees turn themselves in to foreign embassies and request to be sent to The Hague. We’ve seen enemy indictees unite to win elections. We’ve seen indictees … Continue reading

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Praise for Fatou Bensouda, in the Wake of Kenyatta and Muthaura

As readers are surely aware, it hasn’t been a good week for the International Criminal Court (ICC). First, ICC indictee Uhuru Kenyatta won the Kenyan Presidential election while his running-mate and fellow indictee, William Ruto, is set to become Kenya’s next Vice … Continue reading

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2013: A Decisive Year for Kenya — and the ICC

Andrea Russell joins JiC for this fascinating guest-post on the potential implications of the ICC’s intervention on Kenya’s upcoming Presidential elections. Andrea teaches International Criminal Law at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, where she also serves as Executive … Continue reading

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