Njoya condemns calls for Kenya to pull out of ICC

Rev Timothy Njoya during the interview at his Kirinyo Rock Garden office in Ngong on October 29 2013. PHOTO/PHOEBE OKALL

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  • He wondered how Kikuyus were fighting for land in Rift Valley when they do not belong there originally.
  • He blamed former colonial governor Edward Northey for shuffling populations “so that you do not have to live where you were born.” Because of the colonial roots of the cases, the Uhuru-Ruto cases could only be tried by a court that transcends tribes, he said.

Outspoken retired Presbyterian Church minister Timothy Njoya has plunged into the ICC debate, condemning suggestions for Kenya to pull out of the Rome Statute that created the Hague-based court.

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