Kenya awaits ICC decision on 6

2012-01-22 22:34

Nairobi - Kenyans nervously await the decision by the International Criminal Court on whether the court will prosecute six influential Kenyans accused of helping to orchestrate violence following disputed elections in 2007.

The upcoming decision dominated the front pages of Kenya's Sunday papers. Some say the case could set a precedent for how the international community deals with electoral violence in countries whose judicial systems are unable to cope.

The court is due to announce its decision on whether to prosecute the six on Monday. The suspects include some who want to run for the presidency.

Government officials have issued conflicting statements on whether the men will remain eligible to run if prosecuted.

More than 1 000 people were killed in post-election violence after President Mwai Kibaki was declared the winner.

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