Kenya and the ICC – links

By Mike

It was pretty thrilling being with Kenya’s leading news outfit during what was one of the busiest days they’ve had this year so far. From mid-morning all the way through the day, the buzz in the newsroom was palpably higher-pitched than it usually is, and clearly the women and men who pull together the news for NTV and the Daily Nation were aware of their place as the first drafters of history yesterday.

Here are some links to stories about the appearance at the world’s war crimes court of three prominent Kenyans accused of orchestrating the post-election violence which killed 1,300 people and forced 350,000 to flee their homes. Have an explore – good insights into Kenyan journalism, too.

Ruto, Kosgey, Sang come face to face with The Hague – Daily Nation

Global village reality unfolds across Kenya – Daily Nation

The Hague: ICC warns suspects over hate speech – The Standard

Ocampo Six warned against breach of conditions – Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

You can also search Twitter with the hashtag #Hague or #OcampoSix to see what Nairobi’s twitterati are saying.

Related: Mike’s explainer on the post-election violence


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