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Kenya's deputy president pleads not guilty to crimes against humanity

Walking out of the International Criminal Court, Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto appears calm, confident in his case, and even happy. Ruto has pleaded not guilty to crimes against humanity charges for his alleged role in a post-election bloodbath that killed more than 1,200 people in 2007. Prosecutors are arguing that Ruto worked with co-conspirators to murder, deport and persecute supporters of rival political parties. Ruto's lawyer says prosecutors have conducted a flawed investigation. (SOUNDBITE) (English) DEFENCE LAWYER KARIM KHAN SAYING: "They got the wrong man in the wrong place at the wrong time. This is a man whose career has been focused on helping the people of Kenya and because of the fraud investigations, the confidence that everybody has got unfortunately in the office of the prosecution, is in jeopardy. But the judges will decide this matter. It is now before them, and we are very content with that." Outside the courtroom, Ruto's

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