Deputy President William Rutto requests ICC trial adjournment to deal with Westgate mall attack


AMSTERDAM – Lawyers for
Kenyan deputy president William
Ruto asked judges to adjourn his
International Criminal Court (ICC)
trial to allow him to return home to
deal with an armed attack on Westgate shopping mall, according to
a court filing seen by our source on

In the filing, lawyers say Ruto, who
is in the Hague defending himself
against charges of crimes against
humanity over his alleged
involvement in a wave of violence
after the 2007 elections, is needed
at home to help with security
briefings and consultations.



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