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Vol 56 No 3

Published 6th February 2015


Kenya

ICC murder mystery

Much confusion surrounds the abduction and apparent murder of a witness in the ICC trial of William Ruto and Joshua Sang

The hurried burial at sunset on 22 January of a corpse said to be that of Yusuf Hussein, a 25-year-old matatu (minibus) conductor, has deepened the mystery surrounding the apparent torture and murder of Meshack Yebei. Yebei was described once as a prosecution and then as a defence witness in the trial of Vice-President William Ruto and the radio DJ Joshua arap Sang for crimes against humanity in the post-election violence of 2007-08 at the International Criminal Court in the Hague.

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