Amnesty for Cote d'Ivoire's Simone Gbagbo Despite ICC Warrant
President Alassane Ouattara has announced the granting of amnesty to 800 prisoners, including former first lady Simone Gbagbo. She was handed a 20-year sentence for her role in the violence that followed the 2010 elections in which more than 3,000 people died. She is also wanted by the International Criminal Court on charges of murder, rape and persecution.
Cote d'Ivoire: Simone Gbagbo Gets Amnesty With Hundreds of Others
allAfrica, 7 August 2018
President Alassane Ouattara has announced the granting of amnesty to 800 prisoners, including the former first lady of Cote d'Ivoire Simone Gbagbo. Read more »
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 ... Read more »