President Uhuru Kenyatta has been the centre of discussions in the country, for disregarding the constitution of Kenya and disobeying court orders.All lawyers and law experts have turned against him,also compelling him to appoint the six judges left out during the appointment of judges to superior courts.
The Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court in The Hague has now alleged that the evidence collected from the telephone interview of some ICC prosecution witnesses and evidence in the case facing Lawyer Paul Gicheru, implicated the Deputy President William Ruto in the bribery of witnesses so that they could withdraw from the case against him and renounce their testimonies.
As a result of his disdain for the Kenyan constitution and his defiance of court rulings, President Uhuru Kenyatta has become the subject of intense debate throughout the nation. He has been opposed by all attorneys and legal authorities, which has forced him to appoint the six judges who were not included in the selection of judges for the higher courts.
Joshua Arap Sang is a journalist who was among the Ocampo seven. He was taken to the Hague together with Uhuru Kenyatta, William Ruto among others. Has the head of operations at Kass FM a vernacular radio station. Internation Criminal Court prosecutor Fatou Bensouda had alleged that Sang established a network in 2006, which he later used to commit crimes directed at Pary of National Unit(PNU) which led to 2007 post-election violence.
International Criminal Court (ICC) Former Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda has taken to the public to share her experiences while serving the aforementioned position saying that she encountered with setbacks but served the same with professional seriousness, managed them and learnt from them. Bensouda who handled the case of President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto after the 2007/2008 post-election violence noted that she purposed to do things better and more efficient in her line of duty, asking the incoming icon to do more in relation to the oath and urge to serve humanity.
The disparities between the prior Kenyan cases before the International Criminal Court (ICC) were all too clear when the trial of lawyer Paul Gicheru began this week. This is despite the fact that the outcome of the Gicheru trial could have a significant impact, particularly on the collapsed case against Deputy President William Ruto and journalist Joshua Sang', whose trials for alleged crimes against humanity committed during the 2007/8 post-election violence were terminated in April 2016.
Ruto and journalist Joshua Arap Sang at the Hague The move by ICC to allow prosecution to transfer evidence from DP Ruto and journalist Joshua Arap Sang's file to be used against lawyer Paul Gicheru on what the ICC calls the "witness corruption scheme", has put him on a very tight spot.
Former Chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda and DP Ruto in the ICC in the past hearing The ICC case that was surrounding DP Ruto and journalist Joshua Sang was dropped due to lack of enough evidence. DP was charged for supporting post election violence in 2007/2008. He was together with President Kenyatta in the same matter but their case was cancelled.
Just three days after the International Criminal Court allowed the prosecutor to transfer evidence from DP Ruto and the documents of journalist Joshua Arap Sang to use against attorney Paul Gicheru, several large-scale bribery cases have passed into the public domain. Before Ruto's case was closed, dozens of pieces of evidence had been gathered, alleging that Gicheru had bribed key witnesses, and they soon began to quickly withdraw.
Fatou Bensouda, the previous prosecutor, had pinned her hopes on many crucial prosecution witnesses when Eldoret-based lawyer Paul Gicheru rushed into William Ruto's case at the International Criminal Court. Then Mr Gicheru embarked on what the ICC refers to as a "witness corruption program," and witnesses began to withdraw one by one.
DP Ruto's Former Lawyer Khan Reveals What He Plans To Do As The New ICC Boss as Bensouda Leaves This Notice
Deputy President William Ruto’s lawyer Karim Khan has revealed what are his plans as the new International Criminal Court[ICC] boss as the former Fatou Bensouda leaves an important notice to his successor. According to Karim Khan[British] and who is aged 51-year-old has during his inaugural informed that he will ensure his every step is justice driven extending that he will restore accountability and inroad where impunity has triumphed.
Deputy President in the ICC in the previous hearings Deputy president's ICC case is not well established, the case is still pending in the court. Ruto was charged for fuelling 2007/2007 post election violence. The case came to an end in 2014 after it was found out that there was no enough evidence.
|Photo Courtesy Of Lawyer Betty Kaari Murungi| Kenyan legal minds have continued shining brightly not only in Kenya but also Internationally with many now leading international posts. Lawyer Betty Kaari Murungi, a Popular Kenyan Lawyer who is also the wife of the Senior Counsel James Orengo has today Landed a highly rewarding job with the United Nations.
Picture for illustrative purpose. British lawyer Karim Khan sworn in as the new chief prosecutor at the ICC in The Hague; he replaces outgoing prosecutor Fatou Bensouda of Gambia. This is the latest breaking news as the then Deputy President William Ruto's Top Lawyer Karim Khan, seizes to be his ICC Lawyer to now the new prosecutor in the same said court.Picture for illustrative purpose.
Deputy President William Ruto was in the period preceding the 2013 General Elections struggling to get of the case levelled against him together with his accomplices at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the Hague in Holland. Ruto together with his accomplices Hon Uhuru Kenyatta, Stephen Sang, Francis Muthaura, Mohammed Ali and Henry Kosgey were aqwinted of the crimes against humanity that were facing them.
Last year, lawyer Paul Gicheru, who use to be on DP Ruto's defending side during his trial at International Criminal Court (ICC) surrounded himself with ICC agents in the Netherlands. The lawyer was wanted by ICC on allegations that he was involved in convincing some of the witnesses in DP Ruto's case to retract their statements and evidence.
Deputy president William Ruto in the ICC during the previous proceedings Deputy President William Ruto's ICC case is still on. The case was withdrawn from the international court for lack of enough evidence. President Kenyatta and deputy president William Ruto were charged for spearheading 2007/2008 post election violence.
Sudan has promised to hand over former officials at the International Criminal Court(ICC). The former officials are to be charged with crimes against humanity and war crimes. Although the country has not made official lists of the suspects, the current rulers have promised to surrender the former president Omar al-Bashir.
Deputy President William Ruto and his allies may have something to worry about after lawyer Paul Gicheru lost the appeal case that was seeking to block the confirmation of charges of witness tampering in the former ICC Case of Ruto and accomplices. The International Criminal Court had began a fresh inquest into the DP Ruto case after it established that there was sufficient reasons to believe that the original witnesses who were set to testify in the case were tampered with.
The President of the United Nations Human Rights Council Ambassador Federico Villegas announced the appointment of three people to probe and report on the conflict in Tigray, Ethiopia. On Wednesday, March 2, the UN body picked Siaya Senator James Orengo's wife, lawyer Betty Kaari Murungi, law professor Steven Ratner and former ICC chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda to probe violations in the Tigray conflict.