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Kenyan president Kenyatta must attend trial

International Criminal Court rules that the Kenyan president must be present at trial for crimes against humanity.

Last updated: 27 Nov 2013 03:53
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Kenyatta had argued that being at the trial would disrupt his ability to run Kenya [EPA]

The International Criminal Court has reversed a ruling that allowed Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta to attend only parts of his trial, saying the African leader "as a general rule must be present" in court.

"Any future requests to be excused from attending parts of his trial will be considered on a case-by-case basis

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