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Mon 4 Mar 2013

Uhuru Kenyatta runs for Kenyan president after court cleared his candidacy despite ICC charges

Uhuru Kenyatta

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Jubilee Alliance presidential candidate Uhuru Kenyatta runs in the Kenyan presidential election after the country's High Court cleared his candidacy despite the International Criminal Court's war crimes charges. 

The Kenyan court said it had no jurisdiction in the case and therefore could not deny Kenyatta's right to run for the office. 

Kenyatta is accused of orchestrating the post-election violence in 2007-2008 which killed 1,200 Kenyans and displaced a further 300,000.

This is a subevent of: Kenya holds general elections, Kenyatta can run for president despite charges

www.reuters.com - Kenyan court clears Kenyatta to run for president despite IC on 2013-02-15

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