The Prosecutor v. Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta

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Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta

Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta

President of the Republic of Kenya

Summonses to appear issued: 8 March 2011

Initial appearance hearing: 8 April 2011

Confirmation of charges hearing: 21 September to 5 October 2011

Decision on the confirmation of charges: 23 January 2012

Trial opening: vacated

Notice of withdrawel of the charges against Uhuru Mugai Kenyatta: 5 December 2014


Mr Kenyatta was accused of the crimes against humanity of:

  • murder (article 7(l)(a));
  • deportation or forcible transfer (article 7(l)(d));
  • rape (article 7(l)(g));
  • persecution (articles 7(l)(h)); and
  • other inhumane acts (article 7(l)(k)).

On 5 December 2014, the Prosecutor filed a notice to withdraw charges against Mr. Kenyatta