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Rocket Blast Kills 3 in Ivory Coast Election Run-up

Posted December 8th, 2011 at 6:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Ivory Coast officials say a rocket was fired into a residential courtyard in the Grand Lahou region just before an election rally was scheduled to be held, killing three people and wounding three more. The officials said supporters of Ivory Coast’s Democratic Party, which backs President Alassane Ouattara, were preparing for the rally Wednesday when […]

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Ivory Coast’s Gbagbo Before International Court

Posted December 5th, 2011 at 6:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo has made his first appearance before the International Criminal Court, where he faces charges of crimes against humanity stemming from his alleged role in deadly post-election violence. Mr. Gbagbo is the first former head of state to be brought to the ICC since its inception in 2002. He was […]

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Ivory Coast’s Gbagbo Before International Court

Posted December 5th, 2011 at 11:45 am (UTC-5)
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Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo has made his first appearance before the International Criminal Court, where he faces charges of crimes against humanity stemming from his alleged role in deadly post-election violence. Mr. Gbagbo is the first former head of state to be brought to the ICC since its inception in 2002. He was […]

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Former Ivory Coast Leader Faces ICC Judges

Posted December 5th, 2011 at 9:50 am (UTC-5)
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Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo has made his first appearance before the International Criminal Court, where he faces four charges of crimes against humanity stemming from his role in deadly post-election violence. Mr. Gbagbo, the first former head of state to be brought to the global court since its inception in 2002, was read […]

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Former Ivory Coast Leader Faces ICC Judges

Posted December 5th, 2011 at 3:35 am (UTC-5)
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Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo will appear before the International Criminal Court Monday to face four charges of crimes against humanity stemming from his role in the deadly aftermath of last year’s elections. Mr. Gbagbo, the first former head of state to be tried by the global court since its inception in 2002, will […]

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ECOWAS Observers to Monitor Ivory Coast Elections

Posted December 3rd, 2011 at 7:05 am (UTC-5)
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The West African group ECOWAS says it will send 60 observers to Ivory Coast next week to oversee parliamentary elections. The Economic Community of West African States said Saturday, the election monitors are being sent at the request of the Ivorian government. More than 1,000 candidates representing three dozen political parties are vying for 255 […]

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ICC Charges Former Ivory Coast Leader Gbagbo

Posted November 30th, 2011 at 7:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Supporters of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo say they are boycotting upcoming elections to protest his transfer to the International Criminal Court for alleged crimes against humanity. Leaders of Mr. Gbagbo’s FPI party call his extradition to the Hague a “political-legal holdup.” The FPI and two other pro-Gbagbo parties say they will no longer […]

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ICC Charges Former Ivory Coast Leader Gbagbo

Posted November 30th, 2011 at 1:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo on Monday will make his first appearance before the International Criminal Court, which has charged him with four counts of crimes against humanity. The ICC says the hearing is to ensure the former Ivorian leader is informed of his rights and the charges against him. The Hague-based court says […]

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ICC Charges Former Ivory Coast Leader Gbagbo

Posted November 30th, 2011 at 11:45 am (UTC-5)
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The International Criminal Court has charged former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo with four counts of crimes against humanity related to violence that followed last year’s presidential elections. The Hague-based court said Wednesday Mr. Gbagbo is accused of bearing responsibility as an indirect co-perpetrator for murder, rape and other forms of sexual violence, as well […]

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ICC Charges Former Ivory Coast Leader Gbagbo

Posted November 30th, 2011 at 7:25 am (UTC-5)
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The International Criminal Court has charged former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo with four counts of crimes against humanity related to violence that followed last year’s presidential elections. The Hague-based court said Wednesday Mr. Gbagbo is accused of bearing responsibility as an indirect co-perpetrator for murder, rape and other forms of sexual violence, as well […]

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