The International Criminal Court And The Promotion Of Peace And Justice Case Study Of Kenya

ABSTRACT This article investigates on the role played by the International Criminal Court and the promotion of peace and justice in Kenya. It also seeks to see the potholes in the system and give recommendations where needed. Issues such as the post election violence in Kenya have also been discussed. Such includes the problems faced during the elections violence and the solutions that have been used and the ones that have already been used to promote peace and justice. Victims that have been affected during the elections have not been forgotten in this research. This has been discussed as a subtopic in the third chapter of the research. The International Criminal Court has also been looked at in chapter Four. The ICC has faced a lot of problems when trying to help Kenya rebuild itself as a nation, such problems have been looked at in the same chapter four.


TABLE OF CONTENTS DECLARATIONS------------------------------------------------------------------i APP RO VAL ----------------------------------------------------------------------- ii ACRONYMS ----------------------------------------------------------------------v LIST OF STATUTES------------------------------------------------------------ vi LIST OF CASES----------------------------------------------------------------- vii ABSTRACT --------------------------------------------------------------------- viii CHAPTER ONE------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 1.1 Introduction and Bae kg round-------------------------------------------- 1 1.1.1 History of the International Criminal Justice -----------------------1 1.1.2 Crimes within the jurisdiction of the court--------------------------2 1.1. 3 Jurisdiction of the court---------------------------------------------- 4 1.2 Statement of the problem ----------------------------------------------- 5 1. 3 Purpose of the study ----------------------------------------------------- 6 1.4 Objectives of the study -------------------------------------------------- 6 1.4.1 General objective----------------------------------------------------- 6 1.4. 2 Specific objectives---------------------------------------------------- 7 1.5 Research Questions ------------------------------------------------------ 7 1.6 Scope of the study ------------------------------------------------------- 7 1. 6 .1 Ti me scope------------------------------------------------------------ 7 1. 6. 2 Content scope -------------------------------------------------------- 7 1. 6. 3 Geographical scope -------------------------------------------------- 8 1. 7 Sign ifica nee of the study------------------------------------------------- 8 1.8 Limitations of the study--------------------------------------------------8 ix 1. 9 Research Methodology --------------------------------------------------- 9 1. 9 .1 Research Design------------------------------------------------------ 9 1. 9. 2 Research Population-------------------------------------------------- 9 1.10 Data Gathering Procedure ---------------------------------------------9 1.10.1 Primary data-------------------------------------------------------- 10 1.10.2 Secondary data----------------------------------------------------- 10 1.11 Data Analysis --------------------------------------------------------- 1 O 1.12 Operational Definition Of Key Terms-------------------------------- 1 O CHAPTER TWO ---------------------------------------------------------------- 12 2 .1 Literature Review------------------------------------------------------- 12 2.1.1 Theoretical framework --------------------------------------------- 12 2.2 The Complimentarity Principle----------------------------------------- 13 2.3 Natural Justice---------------------------------------------------------- 15 2.3.1 The Principles of Natural Justice----------------------------------- 15 2 .4 Crimi na I Law------------------------------------------------------------ 16 2.4.1 The Principles of Criminal Law Applied By International Criminal Court 16 2.5 Principles of the Rome Statute Used by the ICC in the Handling of the Post-election Violence In Kenya--------------------------------------------- 17 2.5.1 Nullum crimen sine lege ------------------------------------------- 17 2.5.2 Irrelevance of official capacity------------------------------------- 17 2.5.3 Duties and powers of the Prosecutor with respect to investigations 18 2.5.4 Protection of the victims and witnesses and their participation in the Proceedings.------------------------------------------------------------ 18 CHAPTER TH REE -------------------------------------------------------------- 20 X 3.1 Procedures used by the ICC in the promotion of peace and justice- 20 3.1.1 The Court----------------------------------------------------------- 20 3.1.2 Relationship of the Court with the United Nations--------------- 20 3.1.3 Seat of the Court--------------------------------------------------- 20 3.1.4 Legal status and powers of the Court----------------------------- 21 3.2 The Implication of the International Criminal Court in Kenya------- 22 3.3 Impact of the Rome Statute and the International Criminal Court in Kenya ------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2 3 3.4 The General Role Played By the International Criminal Justice ----- 24 3.4.1 In the promotion of peace and 'sanity' in Kenya----------------- 25 3.4.2 In helping victims of the post elections violence----------------- 26 CHAPTER FOUR --------------------------------------------------------------- 29 4.1 Problems faced by the International Criminal Justice in the Creation of Peace and Justice in Kenya ----------------------------------------------- 29 4.1.1 Interference of the Kenyan government with the procedures of the I CC ---------------------------------------------------------------------- 2 9 4.1.2 Language Barrier between the ICC and the Witnesses---------- 30 4 .1. 3 Witnesses ----------------------------------------------------------- 30 CHAPTER FIVE ---------------------------------------------------------------- 3 2 5 .1 Findings ----------------------------------------------------------------- 32 5 .2 Recommendations and Conclusions----------------------------------- 32 5. 2 .1 Recommendations---------------------------------------------------- 3 2 5 .2. 2 Con cl us ions ----------------------------------------------------------- 33 5 .3 Research questionnaire------------------------------------------------ 34 

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APA

Research, S. (2022). The International Criminal Court And The Promotion Of Peace And Justice Case Study Of Kenya. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-international-criminal-court-and-the-promotion-of-peace-and-justice-case-study-of-kenya

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Research, SSA "The International Criminal Court And The Promotion Of Peace And Justice Case Study Of Kenya" Afribary. Afribary, 29 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/the-international-criminal-court-and-the-promotion-of-peace-and-justice-case-study-of-kenya. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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Research, SSA . "The International Criminal Court And The Promotion Of Peace And Justice Case Study Of Kenya". Afribary, Afribary, 29 Aug. 2022. Web. 14 Jun. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/the-international-criminal-court-and-the-promotion-of-peace-and-justice-case-study-of-kenya >.

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Research, SSA . "The International Criminal Court And The Promotion Of Peace And Justice Case Study Of Kenya" Afribary (2022). Accessed June 14, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/the-international-criminal-court-and-the-promotion-of-peace-and-justice-case-study-of-kenya

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