Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta was charged after more than 1,200 people died in post-election violence. Photograph: Peter De Jong/EPA

In the end, it was the symbolism that mattered most yesterday.Whether Uhuru Kenyatta became the first sitting president to appear before the Internati(...)

Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta appears before the International Criminal Court in The Hague today. Photograph: Peter de Jong/EPA

Lawyers for Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta asked the International Criminal Court to acquit him of crimes against humanity charges for a lack of evi(...)

Kenya’s president Uhuru Kenyatta appointing deputy president William Ruto as acting president while he attends the International Criminal Court status conference at the Hague. Photograph: PSCU Handout via Reuters

Kenya’s president said today he would attend a hearing at the International Criminal Court this week, the first sitting world leader to appear in The (...)

Kenya’s president Uhuru Kenyatta was officially informed at the weekend that his trial for crimes against humanity would not go ahead. Photograph: Thomas Mukoya

Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta has been ordered to appear before judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) next month, even though he was off(...)

Kenya’s president Uhuru Kenyatta had pleaded not guilty to five counts of crimes against humanity. Photograph: Thomas Mukoya/Reuters

The trial of Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta, the most important in the 12-year history of the International Criminal Court (ICC), will not open as s(...)

Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta, whose trial is scheduled to start on October 7th, denies orchestrating post-election violence in 2008 in which some 1,200 people died. Photograph: Tiksa Negeri/Reuters

As the International Criminal Court (ICC) meets today amid claims that Kenya has deliberately obstructed the trial of its president, Uhuru Kenyatta(...)

 A member of the bomb squad measures the distance between two blast sites after twin improvised explosive devices (IED) went off in Gikomba market. Photograph:  Christena Dowsett/Getty Images

Authorities in Kenya said 10 people had died in two explosions in the capital, Nairobi, today, heightening fears of terrorist attacks in one of Africa(...)

Lawyer Fergal Gaynor, who appeared in the International Criminal Court on behalf of the victims of the violence which swept Kenya after the 2008 elections. Photograph: Clara Sanchiz

“When a machete lands on a human head, it can take many blows to kill . . .” Those were the first words of lawyer Fergal Gaynor when he rose la(...)

Kenya’s president Uhuru Kenyatta is pleading not guilty to five counts of crimes against humanity for allegedly masterminding the 2008 post-election violence that left over 1,200 people dead and 250,000 displaced. Photograph:  Reuters

Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) stepped back from the brink yesterday and refused to throw out charges of crimes against humanity aga(...)

The African Union has urged Uhuru  Kenyatta to boycott his trial 
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– something he has refused to do. Photograph: Tiksa Negeri(ETHIOPIA - Tags: POLITICS)
/Reuters

Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) have been urged by its prosecutor not to dismiss charges of crimes against humanity against Kenyan pr(...)