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African Union backs Kenyatta trial in Kenya

AU rejects International Criminal Court case on alleged role of president in post-election violence in 2007.

Last Modified: 26 May 2013 15:05
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African Union leaders have backed a request from Kenya to have its president tried at home, rather than by the International Criminal Court.

Uhuru Kenyatta was indicted for his alleged role in post-election violence in 2007, when more than 1,000 people died.

Al Jazeera's Nazanine Moshiri reports from the AU summit in Addis Ababa.

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