Ivorian Leader On Trial for Crimes Against Humanity

Former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo and his former youth and education minister and leader of a pro-Gbagbo militia group, Charles Blé Goudé, are being tried for crimes that took place in post-electoral violence in 2010 and early 2011.



  • Cote d'Ivoire:   Gbagbo Pleads 'Not Guilty' to Crimes Against Humanity

    Deutsche Welle, 28 January 2016

    The trial has begun for the former leader of the West African nation accused of various crimes during the war that began in 2011. His case is also seen as a major test for the ICC. Read more »

  • Cote d'Ivoire:   Gbagbo Pleads Not Guilty

    RFI, 28 January 2016

    Former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo pleaded "not guilty" to four charges of crimes against humanity on Thursday. Gbago made the plea as his high-profile trial at the… Read more »

Photo: ICC

Former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo appeared in the International Criminal Court in The Hague on January 28.

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