Homes on fire in Kenya in 2007
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Uhuru Kenyatta and William Ruto face Hague trial over Kenya violence

Two presidential candidates in Kenya are to stand trial accused of crimes against humanity following post-poll violence in 2007, the International Criminal Court has ruled.

Finance Minister Uhuru Kenyatta and former minister William Ruto will both face charges.

They are among four prominent Kenyans - all of whom deny the accusations - who will stand trial.

Will Ross reports from Nairobi.

Footage shows clashes and burning homes in Kenya in 2007

  • 23 Jan 2012
  • From the section Africa