Simone Gbagbo Trial Will Test Ivorian Justice

Observers say the case will be a test for the Ivorian judicial system - and indirectly for those of other African states - in their assertion that post-conflict crimes should be heard at home, rather than at the the International Criminal Court.

  • Cote d'Ivoire:   Simone Gbagbo Trial Will Test Justice

    ISS, 22 October 2014

    As the long-awaited court case against Côte d'Ivoire's former first lady, Simone Gbagbo, and a large number of party officials starts in Abidjan this week, Ivorians will be… Read more »

Simone Gbagbo and her 82 co-accused go a trial on charges pertaining to 'threats against the security of the state'.

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