Kenyan Presidential Candidate Seeks Delay In ICC Trial

Kenyan presidential candidate Uhuru Kenyatta is seeking a delay in his trial on charges of crimes against humanity.

He is one of four Kenyans accused of organizing deadly ethnic violence that followed Kenya’s disputed 2007 election. His trial at the International Criminal Court (ICC) is due to begin April 11, five weeks after Kenyans cast votes for a new president and parliament.

In a pretrial hearing at the Hague on Thursday, Mr. Kenyatta’s lawyer Steven Kay said the defense needed …