The Republic of Kenya


ICC-01/09-01/11

Trial

The Prosecutor v. William Samoei Ruto and Joshua Arap Sang


 

 

William Samoei Ruto

William Samoei Ruto Current Deputy President of the Republic of Kenya
Summonses to appear issued: 8 March 2011
Initial appearance hearing: 7 April 2011
Confirmation of charges hearing: 1 to 8 September 2011
Decision on the confirmation of charges: 23 January 2012
Opening of the trial: 10 September 2013

Charges

Mr Ruto is accused of being criminally responsible as an indirect co-perpetrator pursuant to article 25(3)(a) of the Rome Statute for the crimes against humanity of:

  • murder (article 7(l)(a));
  • deportation or forcible transfer of population (article 7(l)(d)); and
  • persecution (article 7(l)(h)).

Joshua Arap Sang

Joshua Arap Sang Head of operations at Kass FM in Nairobi, the Republic of Kenya
Summonses to appear issued: 8 March 2011
Initial appearance hearing: 7 April 2011
Confirmation of charges hearing: 1 to 8 September 2011
Decision on the confirmation of charges: 23 January 2012
Opening of the trial: 10 September 2013

Charges

Mr Sang is accused of having otherwise contributed (within the meaning of article 25(3)(d) of the Rome Statute) to the commission of the following crimes against humanity:

  • murder (article 7(l)(a));
  • deportation or forcible transfer of population (article 7(l)(d)); and
  • persecution (article 7(l)(h)).