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ICC Charges Former Ivory Coast Leader Gbagbo

Posted November 30th, 2011 at 4:45 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 3:45 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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Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo Set to Face ICC

Posted November 30th, 2011 at 1:10 am (UTC-5)
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Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo is set to become the first former head of state to be tried by the International Criminal Court, after being sent to the Hague on an arrest warrant in connection with the court’s investigation of post-election violence. The court began its probe last month into four months of deadly […]

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Ivory Coast’s Gbagbo Arrives in Netherlands to Face ICC

Posted November 29th, 2011 at 11:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo has arrived in the Netherlands to face International Criminal Court authorities. Mr. Gbagbo’s plane arrived early Wednesday at Rotterdam Airport, from where he will be transferred to detention at ICC facilities in The Hague. The arrest warrant was delivered to the former Ivorian president on Tuesday. He had been […]

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Ivory Coast’s Gbagbo On Way to ICC in Hague

Posted November 29th, 2011 at 7:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo has left his country for The Hague after the International Criminal Court there issued a warrant for his arrest . Mr. Gbagbo’s representatives in Abijan confirmed Tuesday that the former ruler had left the country on a special flight headed for the Netherlands. The arrest warrant was delivered to […]

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Attorneys: ICC Issues Arrest Warrant for Ivory Coast’s Gbagbo

Posted November 29th, 2011 at 1:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Attorneys for former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo say the International Criminal Court has issued a warrant for his arrest. The lawyers said the warrant was delivered to Mr. Gbagbo on Tuesday. Sources close to Mr. Gbagbo say he could be transferred to ICC custody within hours. In October, the international court’s top prosecutor launched […]

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ICC to Investigate Up to Six in Ivory Coast

Posted October 16th, 2011 at 8:15 am (UTC-5)
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The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor says up to six people will be investigated for their alleged roles in Ivory Coast’s deadly post-election violence. Luis Moreno-Ocampo said late Saturday the ICC probe will focus on those believed to be the most responsible for the violence. He said investigators do not know who those people are. […]

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ICC Prosecutor Investigates Election Violence in Ivory Coast

Posted October 15th, 2011 at 12:25 pm (UTC-5)
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The International Criminal Court’s top prosecutor is in Ivory Coast to investigate the deadly violence that followed last year’s elections. Luis Moreno-Ocampo met with Prime Minister Guillaume Soro after arriving in the country late Friday. He plans to also hold talks with representatives of the government and opposition, and from the Commission on Dialogue, Truth […]

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ICC Prosecutor Arrives in Ivory Coast for War Crimes Probe

Posted October 15th, 2011 at 6:55 am (UTC-5)
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The International Criminal Court’s top prosecutor has arrived in the Ivory Coast to investigate possible war crimes during post-election violence. Chief prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo met briefly with Prime Minister Guillaume Soro after arriving late Friday. The prosecutor says he will meet with victims and officials on both sides of the conflict. President Alassane Ouattara won […]

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ICC Prosecutor to Visit Ivory Coast in War Crimes Probe

Posted October 14th, 2011 at 12:25 pm (UTC-5)
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The International Criminal Court’s top prosecutor will visit Ivory Coast over the next few days, as part of an investigation into possible war crimes during post-election violence. Chief prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo said Friday he will meet with victims and also officials on both sides of the conflict. President Alassane Ouattara won the November poll, but […]

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