UN Security Council Rejects Delay of Kenyatta, Ruto Trials

The United Nations Security Council on Friday rejected a resolution that would have delayed the International Criminal Court trials of Kenya’s president, Uhuru Kenyatta, and his deputy, William Ruto.  
 
Only seven of the 15 members of the Security Council voted in favor of the resolution – two votes short of the required nine. The remaining eight members of the Council abstained.

Kenyatta and Ruto are both accused of crimes against humanity for their alleged roles in the…