ICC judge refers Kenya to body overseeing court for non-cooperation in Uhuru’s case

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Kenya has failed to comply with its obligations to cooperate with the International Criminal Court in the case of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, a judge ruled, referring the country for non-compliance.

The court found that “the Republic of Kenya had failed to comply with its obligations to cooperate with the ICC and referred the matter” to the court’s governing body, the court said in a statement on Monday.

According to the Chamber, the non-cooperation has prevented the Court from exercising its functions and powers under the Statute.

“With the case against President Uhuru Kenyatta being terminated and considering the relevance of the materials sought in the Prosecutor’s request to current or future investigations, Trial Chamber V has considered a referral to the ASP appropriate for the purpose of fostering cooperation more broadly for the sake of any ongoing and/or future investigations and proceedings in the Kenyan situation,”…

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