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Kenya: No Statute of Limitations on deicide?

August 3, 2013

A Kenyan lawyer has filed a petition with the International Court of Justice in The Hague, suggesting that the trial and crucifixion of Jesus Christ was unlawful, and the State of Israel among others should be held responsible, Kenyan news outlet the Nairobian reported on Friday.

Dola Indidis, a lawyer and former spokesman of the Kenyan Judiciary is reportedly attempting to sue Tiberius (emperor of Rome, 42 BCE-37 CE), Pontius Pilate, a selection of Jewish elders, King Herod, the Republic of Italy and the State of Israel.

“Evidence today is on record in the Bible, and you cannot discredit the Bible,” Indidis told the Kenyan Citizen News.

Although those he suggests should have been convicted during the original trial have not been alive for more than 2,000 years, Indidis insists that the government for whom they acted can and should still be held responsible.

“I filed the case because it’s my duty to uphold the dignity of Jesus and I have gone to the ICJ to seek justice for the man from Nazareth,” Indidis told the Nairobian. “His selective and malicious prosecution violated his human rights through judicial misconduct, abuse of office bias and prejudice.”

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Of course, there’s the fact that the alleged victim was allegedly seen alive and healthy several days after his alleged execution. It’s going to be interesting to see how the prosecution deals with that one.

But a good move, Dola! I don’t know why everyone says Kenya is fucked up…

  1. I thought the lawyer is looking for cheap publicity but as the Ark says, it would be a good

  2. That’s a trial I would attend.
    Have those farking Crispyuns squirming in their seats when the Jewish defense attorney declared old Yashu’a make believe…and proved it!

  3. It’s highly whether Italy and Israel can be considered successor states of the original governments. In case of Israel, its territory was not independent at the time and as such the current state of Israel is not to be considered as a successor state of the Roman empire. But it’s also unclear whether Italy actaully can be seen as a successor state, afterall in the 3th century the Roman empire fall apart into a Western and Eastern part. The West-Roman empire collapsed by mid 5th century, and the East-Roman empire (or Byzantine) was conquered by the Ottomans in 1453. The Ottoman empire was replaced by the Rpeublic Turkey during the 1920s.

    So Mr. Indidis might be sueing the wrong governments.

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