the testimony

the testimony

Ruto and Sang case/'In the Courtroom' programme: Trial, Witness P-0516, 22-29 September 2014

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For more information: http://www.icc-cpi.int Situation: The Republic of Kenya Case: The Prosecutor v. William Samoei Ruto and Joshua Arap Sang This issue of the “In the Courtroom” programme contains a summary of the testimony of witness P-0516, in the trial of William Samoei Ruto and Joshua Arap Sang before the International Criminal Court (ICC). The “Trial in Context” segment features guest speaker Fadi El Abdallah, ICC Spokesperson, answering the question: “Why was witness declared hostile and what does it mean?" “In the Courtroom”, a television and radio programme produced by PIDS/Outreach, contains summaries of the proceedings. Each episode also includes a segment called “The Trial in Context”, which explains one aspect of the proceedings. The purpose of this programme is to provide information and ensure the publicity of the proceedings in Kenya and elsewhere, but also to educate viewers on matters related to the proceedings. Each programme lasts about 10 minutes. The programmes are produced at the end of each witness’s testimony and complement the daily uploads of the entire public proceedings in this case. Background on the case: The trial of William Samoei Ruto and Joshua Arap Sang opened on 10 September 2013. Mr Ruto and Mr Sang are accused of crimes against humanity (murder, deportation or forcible transfer of population and persecution) allegedly committed in Kenya in the context of the 2007-2008 post-election violence. The trial is being heard by Trial Chamber V(a), which is composed of Judges Chile Eboe-Osuji (presiding), Olga Herrera Carbuccia and Robert Fremr.