Kenya’s Deputy President Pleads Not Guilty

Kenya’s deputy president William Ruto has pleaded not guilty to charges of crimes against humanity at the opening day of his trial at the International Criminal Court in The Hague.  The trial is seen as a landmark case for both Kenya and the ICC.

At the opening of the trial Tuesday, the International Criminal Court’s presiding judge, Chile Eboe-Osuji, read out the charges against the defendant.

“William Samoei Ruto, you have been charged, in count one, with murder constituting a …