Kenya : Confirmation of charges hearings are set to continue on Monday, October 3, for three top Kenyan officials suspected of crimes against humanity for their role in the 2007/8 post-electoral violence. For Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta, Head of Civil Service Francis Muthaura and former Police Chief Mohamed Hussein Ali hearings are scheduled to run until October 5.
Katanga/Ngudjolo : Presentation of the defence case for Congolese militiamen Mathieu Ngudjolo and Germain Katanga continues on Tuesday. The hearing should run until October 6. The two are charged with crimes committed in Ituri, eastern DRC, in 2003.
Bemba's trial: The trial of Jean-Pierre Bemba is expected to go on next week with the hearing of Prosecution witnesses. Bemba, a Congolese senator and leader of a political party (Movement for the Liberation of Congo, MLC) is charged with crimes against humanity and war crimes committed by his troops in Central African Republic in 2002 and 2003.
Rwanda's Former Planning Minister: The trial of Augustin Ngirabatware continues on Monday. The defence is expected to call on more witnesses to challenge charges of conspiracy to commit genocide, genocide or, in the alternative, complicity in genocide, direct and public incitement to commit genocide and crimes against humanity.
Special deposition regarding Félicien Kabuga: on Monday, special hearings are due to continue to preserve evidence against most-wanted ICTR fugitive Félicien Kabuga, who is charged with conspiracy to commit genocide, genocide, complicity in genocide, public and direct incitement to commit genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes.
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