We’ll come back if there is fresh chaos, ICC warns

International Criminal Court Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda. She says court will not shy away from duty of prosecuting crimes in Kenya. FILE PHOTO |

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  • Ms Bensouda said the court had learnt important lessons and would seek to do things differently.
  • Ms Bensouda said just because the Prosecutor had “a bad experience” in Kenya, the court will not turn the other way in case of new crimes against humanity.
  • The warning comes against the backdrop of heightened political tension in the country, a situation which many fear, if unchecked, could be the precursor of another episode of election-related violence.

The International Criminal Court is closely watching Kenya and will not hesitate to pounce if crimes are committed in the run-up or after the next election, its Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda has warned.

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