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ICC: Ruto and Sang case: Trial hearing (public sessions), 17 January 2014

Posted by African Press International on January 18, 2014

Ruto and Sang case: Trial hearing (public sessions), 17 January 2014

 

Situation: The Republic of Kenya

Case: The Prosecutor v. William Samoei Ruto and Joshua Arap Sang

The trial in the case of The Prosecutor v. William Samoei Ruto and Joshua Arap Sang continued yesterda, Friday 17 January 2014, with the beginning of the testimony of the 9th Prosecution witness, testifying under the pseudonym ‘P-0356’. The witness testified under the protective measures of facial pixilation and voice distortion. Parts of the testimonies were given in private session, in order to preserve the confidentiality of the identity of the witness.

The trial of William Samoei Ruto and Joshua Arap Sang opened on 10 September 2013. Mr Ruto and Mr Sang are accused of crimes against humanity (murder, deportation or forcible transfer of population and persecution) allegedly committed in Kenya in the context of the 2007-2008 post-election violence. The trial is being heard by Trial Chamber V(A), which is composed of Judges Chile Eboe-Osuji (presiding), Olga Herrera Carbuccia and Robert Fremr.

 

The following are the links to the public sessions of the hearing (in 2 parts).

 

Audio and video

(Audio: Floor language/English)

 

Video (MPEG-4) for viewing and download:

 

http://www.fileserver.icc-cpi.info/video/140117_kenya_1_part_1.mp4 (173.1MB)

 

http://www.fileserver.icc-cpi.info/video/140117_kenya_1_part_2.mp4 (62.7MB)

 

Audio (MPEG-3) for download:

 

http://www.fileserver.icc-cpi.info/audio/140117_kenya_1_part_1.mp3 (34.8MB)

 

http://www.fileserver.icc-cpi.info/audio/140117_kenya_1_part_2.mp3 (12.9MB)

 

 

Judge Chile Eboe-Osuji, Presiding Judge, Trial Chamber V(A)

Karim Khan QC, Defence Counsel for Mr Ruto

Witness P-0356

Lucio Garcia, Trial Lawyer, Office of the Prosecutor

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