Victims are seeking justice for the police shootings that killed two civilians and injured several others during protests which followed the Supreme Court’s election ruling on March 30. Police say the violent nature of the protest justified their actions but people in Kisumu have expressed their doubts.
Uhuru Kenyatta and William Ruto are set to stand trial in The Hague for the 2007-08 unrest as ICC Prosecutor Bensouda points to “unprecedented” levels of interference in her efforts to build a case. Catherine Ndonye asks whether victims of Kenya’s post-election violence will still get justice at the ICC.
Experts warn against incitement in Korogocho ahead of March elections. Efforts aimed at communication by mobile phone and internet are seeking to keep the peace among youth.
Many who witnessed horrific events five years ago continue to suffer psychological effects of the unrest. Thomas Bwire talks to people in Kibera, a slum on the outskirts of Nairobi, and examines the repercussions for those who confronted violence.
Kenyan voters and legal experts have expressed their doubts following Prime Minster Raila Odinga’s promise to try to return The Hague cases for trial in Kenya.
Ahead of March general election observers say press has responsibility not to exacerbate tensions.
Plans for a special court could see prosecutions for 2007-08 electoral violence beyond the four cases at the ICC.
Those who suffered during the unrest five years ago weigh up going to the ballot again on March 4.