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ICC judges agree to withdraw charges against Kenyatta

The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Friday decided to withdraw charges of crimes against humanity against Kenya's president over his role in post-election violence in 2007.

Last year prosecutors sought for the charges to be dropped, citing political interference and witness intimidation hampering the process.

Prosecutors remain free to re-start a judicial process if new evidence emerges, reported Reuters.

"The Court retains jurisdiction over any interference with a witness or with the collection of evidence," the The Hague said on Friday.

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