ICC to ignore AU resolutions on Uhuru and Ruto, denies racism allegations

From left: ICC Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda, Deputy President William Ruto and President Uhuru Kenyatta. PHOTO/FILE

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  • "The International Criminal Court will not be reacting to African Union resolutions," ICC spokesman Fadi El Abdallah told AFP after the pan-continental bloc urged the Kenyans' trials be taken out of the ICC's hands.

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has said it will ignore African Union (AU) resolutions on President Uhuru Kenyatta and deputy William Ruto cases, emphasising the court is not bound by political decisions.

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