Yesterday, ICC announced that judge Chile Eboe-Osuji has pulled out of the case facing President Kenyatta in The Hague. The court picked judge Geoffrey A. Henderson to replace him when the case commences.
“As of 1 February 2014, judge Geoffrey A. Henderson will replace judge Chile Eboe-Osuji on the bench,” says a statement from the court.
Judge Henderson from Trinidad and Tobago was elected during the 12th session of the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute in November 2013 for a term that will run until March 10, 2021. He was sworn in on December 12, 2013, at a ceremony held in The Hague. He joins judges Kuniko Ozaki and Robert Fremr.
Mr Eboe-Osuji is the presiding judge in the ongoing trial of Deputy President William Ruto and Joshua arap Sang.
The court did not give any reason for the move, only saying that the judge had requested…
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