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  1. .com | 3 soldiers get life for Ivory Coast military chief's murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | News24

    A military court in Ivory Coast on Thursday sentenced three soldiers loyal to ex-president Laurent Gbagbo to life in prison over the 2002 murder of a former junta leader. General Robert Guei was shot dead on September 19, 2002, during a failed coup against Gbagbo's regime.

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  2. Disbelief and division at the ICC: inside the Laurent Gbagbo trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | Newstime Africa

    Lesson learned: always check the microphones. Just after the start of the Hague trial of former CA te d'Ivoire president Laurent Gbagbo, prosecutor Eric MacDonald accidentally revealed the names of four anonymous prosecution witnesses within reach of a live microphone.

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  3. Ivorian soldiers slapped with life sentences for ex-president' assassinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | GhanaWeb

    ... decade of political turmoil. Guei was named head of state after a coup d'etat in 1999 but lost an election to Laurent Gbagbo a year later. He had been out of office for nearly two years when his bullet-riddled body was discovered on a roadside in ...

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  4. Ivory Coast soldiers get life sentences for killing ex-presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | Reuters

    ... decade of political turmoil. Guei was named head of state after a coup d'etat in 1999 but lost an election to Laurent Gbagbo a year later. He had been out of office for nearly two years when his bullet-riddled body was discovered on a roadside in ...

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  5. Ivory Coast: 3 Gbagbo allies jailed for murder of General GueiRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | GhanaWeb

    ... "le pere Noel en treillis," Guei led a junta after the coup of December 24, 1999. He was defeated by Laurent Gbagbo for the presidency in 2000 and was ousted despite trying to hold on to power. On Tuesday, the military prosecutor of Abidjan had ...

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  6. Opinion: Disbelief and division at the ICC: inside the Laurent Gbagbo trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | University of Cambridge

    Sophie Rosenberg discusses the International Criminal Court's trial of Laurent Gbagbo, former president of CA te d'Ivoire. Lesson learned: always check the microphones.

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  7. Taylor Report: The ICC is trying to frame Gbagbo, Segment 1Read the original story

    Feb 13, 2016 | A-Infos Radio Project

    Bernard Desgagne provides important background information about Ivory Coast political history and the "former" President Laurent Gbagbo who has been targeted by the Western countries and now faces charges at the infamous International Criminal Tribunal --the place where all good and just African leaders who do not bow down to the Western powers are drug. President Laurent Gbagbo, elected in October of 2000, was known as "the father of the multiparty-system in the Ivory Coast."

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  8. Laurent Gbagbo: Guilty as chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | Vanguard

    IMMEDIATE past president of Cote d' Ivoire, Laurent Gbagbo was on January 28, 2016 hurled before the International Criminal Court in the Hague charged with crimes against humanity. He had already spent five years in jail awaiting trial by a court that ordinarily has no jurisdiction to try him as the ICC is not the court of first instance.

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  9. Arrest warrant for Ble GoudeRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2011 | Black Star Journal

    ... group claims the nationalist/xenophobic mantle. He was a close ally of the recently defeated president Laurent Gbagbo. The prosecutor accused Ble Goude of inciting xenophobia and ethnic violence during the clashes in which Gbagbo supporters tried to ...

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  10. ICC apologises for Gbagbo witness blunderRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2016 | New Vision

    On Friday the prosecutor mentioned the names of several witnesses whose identities have been ordered to be kept secret, thinking the microphones were off The International Criminal Court Monday apologised for an embarrassing blunder during the trial of former Ivorian leader Laurent Gbagbo which led to the unmasking of several protected witnesses, and ordered a formal inquiry. "What happened on Friday afternoon... is of utmost and inexcusable gravity for which the chamber, but I would say the whole ICC, apologises," presiding judge Cuno Tarfusser said, offering a formal apology.

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  11. Africa: Other African Cases At the ICCRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    ... injury, murder, pillaging and forced enlistment of children. The trial of former president of Cote d'Ivoire Laurent Gbagbo and his close political associate, Charles Ble Goude, started on February 28. Mr Gbagbo was surrendered to the ICC on November ...

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  12. ICC to probe 'outing' of secret witnesses in Gbagbo caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2016 | New Vision

    A clip of the hearing widely circulated on social media including on YouTube, shows ICC judge Cuno Tarfusser calling for the trial to go into a closed session Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo arrives for the start of his trial at the International Criminal Court in The Hague on January 28. AFP Photo The International Criminal Court said Saturday it will probe how the names of several confidential witnesses in the trial of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo were accidentally revealed this week. Friday's incident in which a closed session of Gbagbo's crimes against humanity trial was mistakenly broadcast on the court's public channel "will be investigated", the ICC's head of public information Sonia Robla told AFP.

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  13. .com | ICC to probe Gbagbo case mistakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2016 | News24

    The International Criminal Court said on Saturday it would probe how the names of at least four confidential witnesses in the trial of former president Laurent Gbagbo were accidentally revealed a few days ago. Friday's incident in which a closed session of Gbagbo's crimes against humanity trial was mistakenly broadcast on the court's public channel "will be investigated", said the ICC's head of public information Sonia Robla.

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  14. Press liberalization in NigerRead the original story

    Dec 27, 2011 | Black Star Journal

    ... aders turn autocratic as soon as they gain power. Senegal's Abdoulaye wade and former Cote d'Ivoire strongman Laurent Gbagbo are just two. So it's gratifying to see Niger's leader bucking the trend. Labels: Niger , press freedom

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  15. No more ICC trials for Ivorians, says OuattaraRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | GhanaWeb

    ... without exception" he said. Mr. Ouattara's comments come on the back of the ongoing trial of his predecessor, Laurent Gbagbo who is currently on trial at the Hague with his militia leader, Charles Ble Goude for their alleged involved in the post ...

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  16. Ouattara supporters 'will not face ICC'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | BBC News

    Ivory Coast's President Alassane Ouattara says he will not send any more Ivorians to the International Criminal Court in The Hague. His long-time rival Laurent Gbagbo is on trial for war crimes at the ICC over the civil war sparked by his refusal to accept defeat in the 2010 election.

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  17. Ivorian Opposition Says President Shielding Supporters From ICCRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | Voice of America

    ... his supporters from being prosecuted by the International Criminal Court (ICC). Ouattara's predecessor, Laurent Gbagbo and his former youth minister Charles Ble Goude, are currently on trial at the ICC for their alleged roles in the 2010 ...

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  18. Lawyer: French forces helped to oust Gbagbo in Ivory CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Gbagbo is in court along with a former youth minister Ch... . Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda waits for the start of the trial against former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo and former youth minister Charles Ble Goude at the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands, Thu... .

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  19. Gbagbo trial: First witness takes standRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | Iol.co.za

    The first witness in the trial of former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo gave a harrowing account Wednesday of coming under fire from troops loyal to the ex-leader during an unarmed march after 2010 polls. "I was dragging my leg and saw that the bone was sticking out," the first prosecution witness identified only as P547 told the International Criminal Court.

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  20. Who is Laurent Gbagbo, and why is he on trial at the ICC?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | The Washington Post

    ... access the story from your Reading List on any computer, tablet or smartphone. Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo pleads not guilty at the International Criminal Court to crimes against humanity and war crimes, in the court's first trial of ...

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