Fatou Bensouda

Chief Prosecutor, International Criminal Court

Date of Birth: 1961
Place of Birth: Banjul

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What the prosecutor saw

Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda stopped the case against Kenyatta on 5 December, citing witness intimidation and government obstruction...

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Economy up, security down

Although the ICC withdrew its charges of crimes against humanity against President Uhuru Kenyatta on 5 December, Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda has made it clear she will continue with the other two Kenya cases, against Ruto and radio talk-show host Joshua arap Sang...

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How the case was won

The ICC Office of the Prosecutor (OTP), many believe, did not mount a robust enough defence of its actions or openly resist or sufficiently investigate the wholesale intimidation of witnesses, which cost Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda her case...

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Drama in court

Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda is asking for an indefinite postponement of the case on the basis that the government has refused to cooperate by furnishing her office with telephone and bank records...

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Unhappy birthday

On 17 June at the UN Security Council, International Criminal Court Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda condemned the RSF's 'indiscriminate and disproportionate attacks against civilians', said 'the deliberate obstruction of humanitarian aid must end' and noted that 'allegations that reporting of the African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur has been subject to manipulation, with the intentional effect of covering up crimes committed by the Sudanese Government...

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Who will follow Blé Goudé to the Hague?

When Blé Goudé arrived, the ICC Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, made it clear that enquiries were continuing...

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A year of living precariously

There have been indications that the Office of the Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, has been looking for the right moment to announce that the trial cannot go forward...

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Chickens come home to roost

Then on 19 December, ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda asked the judges to adjourn the date of Kenyatta’s trial because one of the prosecution witnesses was declining to testify and another claimed to have given false evidence...

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Taylor goes down alone

The ICC, whose Chief Prosecutor is now Gambia's Fatou Bensouda, is likely to be widely castigated at the meeting but an early mass withdrawal still looks unlikely...

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Secret suit aims at ICC evidence

Those familiar with the background believe the suits concern the handing over of call logs and M-Pesa payments to ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda in June and July (see Box, The crucial M-Pesa and call logs)...

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