KPTJ Publications

Ready or Not: Notes on the two rounds system of elections

This publication is part of a series of discussion papers on the next general elections, assessing the country’s readiness to hold peaceful and credible general elections, highlighting key issues and making recommendations to mitigate the risks and problems identified. A comprehensive analysis of the substantive issues regarding preparations for the next elections will be published shortly.

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Kenya and the ICC Trust Fund for Victims

Following the disputed presidential election that threw Kenya into turmoil, the International Criminal Court (ICC) found that there was a reasonable basis to proceed with investigations into the Post 2007 election related violence. This meant that Chief Prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo would take up the cause of approximately 1,133 of children, women and men who lost their lives and over 600,000 Kenyans displaced from their homes.

The International Criminal Court and Kenya - Frequently Asked Questions

What is the International Court? The ICC is an international permanent court of justice established to try perpetrators of the most serious crimes of international concern. It has been in operation since July 1, 2002 and has its seat in The Hague, The Netherlands.

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The International Criminal Court and Kenya

On 31 March 2010, Pre- Trial Chamber II authorised investigations into the 2007-2008 Post-Election  violence in Kenya. It is KPTJ’s hope that the investigations will lead to the prosecution of those bearing the greatest responsibility for the post-election violence.

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Against Great Odds

THE PUBLIC FATIGUE WITH COMMISSIONS OF INQUIRY WAS NOT unexpected; but the official bullying and withholding of crucial logistical support has come as a rude shock for Justice Johann Kriegler and his team.

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Shutdown at Serena

SINCE CHIEF MEDIATOR KOFI ANNAN LEFT THE COUNTRY after the signing of the National Accord and Reconciliation Agreement on February 28, the mediation talks have been slowly losing steam. For close to three months leading to June, the talks did not produce a single agreement because of the negotiators’ loss of interest, manifested in their chronic mass absenteeism from scheduled meetings.

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