The appeals chamber at the International Criminal Court cited the prosecution's submission that Gbagbo might abscond from the court if freed. They scheduled a hearing on the appeal starting on February 1.
Gbagbo to Remain in Detention Pending Prosecution Appeal
International Justice Monitor, 21 January 2019
The appeals chamber at the International Criminal Court (ICC) has ruled by a majority that former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo will stay in detention as judges consider a… Read more »
Laurent Gbagbo and Charles Blé Goudé (file photo).
Gbagbo's Acquittal Isn't Bad for the ICC, but Problems Remain
The Conversation Africa, 24 January 2019
The International Criminal Court's (ICC) acquittal of former Cote d'Ivoire president, Laurent Gbagbo, and his youth militia leader, Charles Blé Goudé, on charges of… Read more »
Gbagbo's Detention 'Disrespects Human Rights', Says Lawyer
RFI, 18 January 2019
Despite their acquittal at the International Criminal Court (ICC) earlier this week, Cote d'Ivoire former strongman Laurent Gbagbo and his right-hand man Charles Blé… Read more »
By majority, the trial chamber rejected all reasons given by the prosecution in its appeal against the acquittal, and ordered the immediate release of the 73-year-old Laurent ... Read more »
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