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Belgium agrees to host Ivory Coast ex-president Gbagbo

Brussels, Belgium | AFP | Belgium said Saturday it has agreed to host Ivory Coast ex-president Laurent Gbagbo pending a possible appeal against his acquittal by the International Criminal Court in The Hague on charges of crimes against humanity. On January 15, the tribunal acquitted Gbagbo and his aide, Charles …

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ICC halts release of I.Coast’s Gbagbo after new appeal

The Hague, Netherlands | AFP | The International Criminal Court on Wednesday halted the release of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo following a fresh appeal by prosecutors, a day after he was acquitted of crimes against humanity. Judges had earlier ordered Gbagbo and his right-hand man Charles Ble Goude …

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ICC acquits former Ivory Coast strongman Gbagbo

The Hague, Netherlands | AFP |  The International Criminal Court on Tuesday acquitted former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo over post-electoral violence in the West African nation in a stunning blow to the war crimes tribunal in The Hague. Judges ordered the immediate release of the 73-year-old deposed strongman, the first …

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Ex-army chief testifies in Gbagbo trial at ICC

The Hague, Netherlands | AFP | Former army chief Philippe Mangou testified Monday for the first time against ex-Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo, who is on trial for crimes against humanity, accused of inciting a wave of post-electoral violence. Appearing for the prosecution at the International Criminal Court (ICC), Mangou sought to …

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