ICC: Kenya’s Ruto Must Attend Trial

The International Criminal Court has reversed a decision allowing Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto to be absent for parts of his trial.  The decision, announced Friday, is a major setback for Kenya’s leaders, who are seeking ways to avoid attending trial.
 
Appeals court judges ruled unanimously that the court was wrong in granting Ruto conditional permission to skip portions of his trial.
 
He and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta are charged in separate but similar cases …