Cote d'Ivoire: Gbagbo Hearing Begins February

Former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo will hear the confirmation of charges against him before the International Criminal Court on February 19, 2013.
  • Cote d'Ivoire:  Gbagbo Hearing to Begin in February

    Hirondelle News Agency, 17 December 2012

    Confirmation of charges hearings in the case of former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo are to start before the International Criminal Court on February 19, 2013, according to an ... read more »

Laurent Gbagbo at the ICC.

  • Cote d'Ivoire:  Hague Judges Dismiss Gbagbo Challenge

    UN News Service, 12 December 2012

    Appeals judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) today unanimously dismissed an argument on its jurisdiction presented by defence lawyers for former Ivorian president ... read more »

  • Cote d'Ivoire:  Court Again Refuses to Release Gbagbo

    Hirondelle News Agency, 13 November 2012

    The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Monday rejected a second attempt by former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo to obtain provisional release, and ordered him to remain in ... read more »

  • Cote d'Ivoire:  Gbagbo Fit For ICC Trial - Judges

    International Criminal Court, 2 November 2012

    On 2 November 2012, Pre-Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court (ICC) decided that Mr Laurent Gbagbo was fit to take part in the proceedings before the Court. The ... read more »

  • Cote d'Ivoire:  Justice to Combat Human Rights Violations and Insecurity

    International Federation for Human Rights, 2 November 2012

    Following a two-week mission, FIDH and its member organisations in Ivory Coast, the Ivorian League of Human Rights (LIDHO) and the Ivorian Movement for Human Rights (MIDH), remain ... read more »

  • Cote d'Ivoire:  Truth Commission - No Reconciliation On a Battlefield

    ThinkAfricaPress, 14 September 2012

    Jean-Claude Tohouri and Mamadou Binate live in the same neighbourhood of Abidjan's Yopougon district, the site of horrific violence during Ivory Coast's post-election conflict last ... read more »

  • Cote d'Ivoire:  ICC Competent to Try Former Ivorian President Gbagbo

    Hirondelle News Agency, 16 August 2012

    The International Criminal Court (ICC) rejected on August 15 a challenge by Ivory Coast former President Laurent Gbagbo's lawyers on its jurisdiction to try him for crimes against ... read more »

  • Cote d'Ivoire:  Report By Govt-Sponsored Commission On Post-Electoral Violence Triggers Mixed Reactions

    United States Embassy, 10 August 2012

    The National Commission of Inquiry (Commission Nationale d'Enquête), which was tasked with investigating the violence that followed the 2010 presidential election, presented ... read more »

  • Cote d'Ivoire:  ICC Postpones Gbagbo Hearing

    United States Embassy, 3 August 2012

    According to a report on, the trial of former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo has been postponed. Slated for August 13, 2012, the hearing of the man accused of human ... read more »

  • Cote d'Ivoire:  ICC Postpones Hearing for Former Ivorian Leader

    United States Embassy, 6 August 2012

    A prominent headline in L'Inter said that lawyers for former president Laurent Gbagbo have welcomed the decision by the International Criminal Court (ICC) to postpone the hearings ... read more »

  • Cote d'Ivoire:  ICC Judge Denies Bail to Former President Laurent Gbagbo

    United States Embassy, 19 July 2012

    A judge at the International Criminal Court has denied bail to former president Laurent Gbagbo. read more »

  • Cote d'Ivoire:  ICC Spokesperson Fadi El Abdallah Says Only Former President Laurent Gbagbo Is of Interest to the Court So Far

    United States Embassy, 13 July 2012

    In reaction to information suggesting that the International Criminal Court (ICC) has issued arrest warrants against some Ivorian political actors, including fugitive pro-Gbagbo ... read more »