ICC Acquits Côte d'Ivoire's Gbagbo
Former president Laurent Gbagbo and Charles Blé Goudé have been acquited of all charges of crimes against humanity allegedly committed in Côte d'Ivoire in 2010 and 2011. The prosecutor may appeal the decision after the full decision is filed, the court says.
The Conversation Africa, 15 January 2019
Just less than three years into their trial former Côte d'Ivoire President Laurent Gbagbo and Charles Blé Goudé, leader of the youth militia, have been… Read more »
VOA, 16 January 2019
In a stunning decision Tuesday, the International Criminal Court acquitted former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo of war crimes charges. The ruling amounts to another major… Read more »
Laurent Gbagbo, Charles Blé Goudé and Chief Prosecutor of the ICC Fatou Bensouda.
Deutsche Welle, 15 January 2019
The former president of Ivory Coast has been acquitted of crimes against humanity, raising concerns over the effectiveness of the International Criminal Court and leaving victims… Read more »
Cote d'Ivoire: ICC Acquits Côte d'Ivoire's Laurent Gbagbo of War Crimes
ICC, 15 January 2019
Today, 15 January 2019, Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court ("ICC" or "Court"), by majority, Judge Herrera Carbuccia dissenting, acquitted Mr Laurent Gbagbo and Mr… Read more »
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 ... Read more »
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 ... Read more »