Recent Kenya Reports

A soldier during the Westgate siege in September 2013. Photo by Felix Magara/Capital FM.

On Mall Attack Anniversary, Kenyan Security Strategy Questioned

Judie Kaberia & Simon Jennings | Nairobi/London
IWPR Kenya Security Series
Analysts say the authorities have failed to design a coherent counter-terrorism policy.

Wilfred Nderitu (right) was appointed to represent victims in the case against Kenya's deputy president, William Ruto, and former broadcaster, Joshua Arap Sang. Experts have raised concerns at trend towards assigning lawyers to represent victims rather than letting them choose their own. Photo courtesy of the ICC/Flickr.

Defending Victims’ Interests at International Court

Blake Evans-Pritchard, Simon Jennings & JJ Wangui | The Hague/London/Nairobi
Concern at trend towards assigning lawyers to represent victims rather than letting them choose their own.

A woman prepares to participate in a 250km trek in protest of the dying Ewaso Ngiro river. Photo by Robert Wanjala

New Dam Causing Ripples in Northern Kenya

Robert Wanjala| Isiolo
IWPR Kenya Security Series
Calls for proper local consultations on construction projects.

In a submission to the judges this week, Uhuru Kenyatta’s lawyers Steven Kay (above, and left) and Gillian Higgins said any further delay would compromise their client’s right to a fair trial. Photo courtesy ICC/Flickr.

Kenyan President’s Lawyers Want ICC Case Terminated

IWPR Reporter | Nairobi
Defence team argues that prosecutors have already had a long adjournment and that the case should now be closed for want of evidence.

ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda tells judges that Nairobi continues to withhold information, but she refuses to drop case against Kenyan president. Photo courtesy of ICC/Flickr.

ICC Prosecutor Wants More Time to Get Kenyatta Evidence

IWPR Reporter | Nairobi
Fatou Bensouda tells judges that Nairobi continues to withhold information, but she refuses to drop case against Kenyan president