Kenyan president Kenyatta must attend trial

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

    Kenyan president Kenyatta must attend trial
    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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