Yesterday, the judges of Pre-Trial Chamber I at the International Criminal Court (ICC) unsealed an arrest warrant for Charles Blé Goudé for crimes against humanity in connection with the post-electoral violence in Côte d’Ivoire in 2010-2011. The arrest warrant was originally issued in December 2011 and was only made public yesterday. Blé Goudé, Minister of Youth [...]
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The International Criminal Court (ICC) has issued an arrest warrant for Ivory Coast’s former first lady Simone Gbagbo for alleged crimes against humanity committed during the West African nation’s post-election crisis last year. The court announced Thursday it had unsealed an arrest warrant issued Feb. 29 for the first woman indicted by the first permanent, [...]
The International Criminal Court (ICC) has ruled this Friday that the former head of state of the Ivory Coast, Laurent Gbagbo, is fit to stand trial. Judges avoided making any detailed assessment of Gbagbo’s health but said that special measures could be taken ahead of and during his trial. They include “shorter court sessions, the [...]