Trial of Cote d'Ivoire's Former First Lady Set to Begin

Rights groups acting on behalf of victims have refused to participate in Simone Gbagbo's trial, citing an incomplete investigation into her role in abuses, according to Human Rights Watch.

  • Cote d'Ivoire:   Simone Gbagbo Trial Begins

    HRW, 30 May 2016

    The upcoming trial in Côte d'Ivoire of the former Ivorian first lady Simone Gbagbo for crimes against humanity could be a pivotal moment for justice. However, for the trial… Read more »

Former first lady Simone Gbagbo.

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