Kenyan lawyer Paul Gicheru at ICC

Kenyan lawyer Paul Gicheru when he made his first appearance before the ICC on November 6, 2020, before Judge Reine Adélaïde Sophie Alapini-Gansou of Pre-Trial Chamber A.

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Paul Gicheru: The untold story of the man facing trial at The Hague

What you need to know:

  • In 2015, ICC Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda named Mr Gicheru as one of the men behind the witness interference plot.
  • In November 2020 Mr Gicheru, 51, surprised many when he turned himself in to Dutch authorities.

Before Eldoret-based lawyer Paul Gicheru lurched into William Ruto’s case at the International Criminal Court, the former prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, had pegged her hopes on several key prosecution witnesses.


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