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ICC Prosecutor Asks for Formal Investigation in Kenya

After completing preliminary investigations into violence that shook Kenya after elections in early 2008, Luis Moreno-Ocampo, chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court, asked for a pre-trial hearing to begin a formal investigation. After the 2007 Kenyan election, the country broke out in violence which ended in tribal warfare and the deaths of over 1,500 people. Kenyan leaders had promised to investigate the violence, but have thus far failed to do so.

Read more at Al Jazeera.


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