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Kenya: Thanking the Lord for power, control, and dropped charges at the ICC

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Following a recent thanksgiving ceremony to celebrate the ICC’s charges being dropped, Gregory Deacon explores the relationship between religion and politics in Kenya. Gregory is an independent researcher and adjunct assistant professor at Union College, New York. Pictures by Ruth Kenyah.

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Power play in Kenya and the ‘ideology of order’

Editor: Nic Cheeseman

Nic Cheeseman explores the political battle underway in Kenya between county assemblies, the National Assembly, and the Senate. He asks what consequences these might have for Kenyatta’s pledge to provide domestic order and, in doing so, secure his own seat in power.

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Kenyan Leaders Respond to ICC

Kenyan leaders have been responding to the recent announcement that the ICC will prosecute four of the six figures suspected of involvement in the post-election violence of early 2008 (for the announcement, click here). Under pressure from civil society groups and rival leaders, two of those charged, Finance Minister Uhuru Kenyatta and Secretary to the […]

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ICC Charge 4 of 6 Kenyan Suspects

A pre-trial chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has announced that only four of the six Kenyans suspected of involvement in the violence which followed the 2007 elecitons will be charged with crimes against humanity. The four suspects to be charged are: Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta, Head of the Public Service Francis Kirimi Muthaura, […]

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