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Kenya: ICC Rejects Ethiopia, Nigeria Applications as Friends of Court

Eritrea along with four other African countries filed requests regarding Vice President Ruto’s excusal from Continuous Presence at the ICC Trial.

William Ruto hopeful the Hague will grant request on trial dates
William Ruto hopeful the Appeals Chamber may give him a reprieve to skip some trial sessions

By Standard Media,

The International Criminal Court (ICC) Appeals Chambers has rejected an application by Nigeria and Ethiopia to be enjoined in the Kenyan cases as friends of the court.

The Appeals Chamber noted that the two countries’ applications were similar to those of Eritrea, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi and Uganda.

The five African states had applied for the same and were granted leave to take part in the application in which Deputy President William Ruto wants to be excused from attending all the sessions in his trial. Continue reading Kenya: ICC Rejects Ethiopia, Nigeria Applications as Friends of Court