Thursday, March 31, 2011


                                                         PRESS STATEMENT

This is to confirm that Counsels, Sir Geoffrey Nice Q.C. and Rodney Dixon, Barrister-at-Law have today, on behalf of the Government of Kenya, filed an application pursuant to Article 19 of the Rome Statute establishing the International Criminal Court (ICC), respectfully requesting the Pre-Trial Chamber to determine that the two cases currently before the ICC are inadmissible before the I.C.C.

(S. AMOS WAKO) E.G.H, F.C.I.Arb, S.C, M.P

31st March, 2011

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Raila: Post Election Violence Was Planned!

Prime minister Raila Rdinga now says that he is convinced the 2008 post election violebce was both organised and systematic. Raila says the killing of an estimated 1,300 people during the chaos indcates that the bloodletting was pre-planned. The odm leader says those responsible for the chaos must be brought to book. This position is however a clear contradiction of his previous position, where Raila has repeatedly maintained that the violence was spontaneous, sparked by public outrage over the electoral commissions mishandling of the polls. Click here to view full story.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

divided orange

The orange party is divided over yesterday's announcement by some party officials that it will hire legal counsel for three of the Ocampo six. While one group of mps have supported the proposal, another one led by the party's secretary general Anyang Nyong'o maintain that the party would only engage lawyers to represent its interests and not individual suspects at the Hague. This came as Eldoret north MP William Ruto, who is one of the suspects, said he does not need ODM's help. Click here to view video