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  1. ICC joins trials of ex-I.Coast president and allyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | The Peninsula

    The International Criminal Court on Wednesday decided to combine the trials of former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo and his close ally Charles Ble Goude because their cases alleging post-election violence are nearly identical. The court "granted the prosecutor's request to join the cases... in order to ensure the efficacy and expeditiousness of the proceedings," the Hague-based court said in a statement.

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  2. C te d'Ivoire: senior UN official urges justice for victims of human rights abusesRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2015 | United Nations

    The call by High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein comes in the wake of the guilty verdicts against numerous supporters of former President Laurent Gbagbo charged with offences against the state and its institutions. "Victims of gross human rights violations, some of which may constitute war crimes and crimes against humanity, have yet to see justice almost four years since the end of the conflict in CA te d'Ivoire," he stated in a news release .

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  3. Selective justice fears revived in Cote d'IvoireRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | IRIN

    The sentencing this week of Cte d'Ivoire's former first lady, Simone Gbagbo, to 20 years in prison, could reignite longstanding tensions in the country, where social, ethnic and religious divides have run deep for more than a decade. Gbagbo was convicted of taking part in human rights violations, including organizing armed gangs, undermining the security of the state and disturbing public order, following the hotly disputed 2010 election that saw Alassane Ouattara unseat Laurent Gbagbo Simone's husband as president.

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  4. Cote d'Ivoire: Ivorians Divided Over Simone Gbagbo ConvictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    ... mean for African justice? Simone Gbagbo was tried alongside 82 other allies of her husband, ex-President Laurent Gbagbo, in a case that has revived deep divisions in Ivory Coast, which is still recovering from turmoil and conflict. The country was ...

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  5. Ivory Coast jails ex-first lady for 20 years over poll violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | AlertNet

    ... is also wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC), was tried with 82 other allies of former president Laurent Gbagbo in a case that has reopened divisions in a nation still recovering from years of political turmoil and conflict. General ...

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  6. Ivory Coast's ex-first lady jailed over poll violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Al Jazeera

    ... which around 3,000 people were killed, her lawyer has said. The verdict against the wife of former President Laurent Gbagbo was announced in the early hours of Tuesday after around nine hours of deliberations by the jury, according to her lawyer ...

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  7. Ivory Coast: Ex-First Lady Jailed For 20 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | LBC 97.3

    The wife of Ivory Coast's ex-president has been jailed for 20 years for her role in the country's post-election violence in which 3,000 people were killed. Simone Gbagbo, who is also wanted by the International Criminal Court , was tried alongside 82 other supporters of Laurent Gbagbo.

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  8. Ivory Coast former first lady sentenced to 20 years in prisonRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2015 | Jurist

    She was sentenced [BBC report] for undermining state security for her role in the post-election violence in 2010 that left 3,000 people dead. Her husband Laurent Gbagbo, the former incumbent president, refused to step down from office after Alassane Ouattara [BBC backgrounder] was declared the winner of the 2010 election, which sparked the months-long conflict.

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  9. Wife of former Ivory Coast president is jailed for 20 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Daily Monitor

    Simone Gbagbo, the wife of former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo was also accused of 'organising armed gangs' after her husband rejected results of the 2010 presidential elections The former first lady of the Ivory Coast was today jailed for 20 years for 'undermining state security' during post-election violence in 2010-2011 that left nearly 3,000 dead. Simone Gbagbo, the wife of former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo was also accused of 'organising armed gangs' after her husband rejected results of the 2010 presidential elections.

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  10. Simone Gbagbo, former Ivory Coast first lady, sentenced to 20 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | The Independent

    Simone Gbagbo, the former first lady of the Ivory Coast, was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Tuesday in relation to violence that killed over 3,000 people in 2010. The 65-year-old wife of former President Laurent Gbagbo was found guilty of undermining state security, disturbing public order and organising armed gangs in the aftermath of the country's election five years ago.

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  11. From Hazy Air to Political Miasma?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Vanguard

    ... to the president as a "failed president" and also to place him in the circle of the former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo. To say the least, as at the time he made these statements, he was a leader of the ruling party and it was the party that ...

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  12. Prosecutors seek 10yr jail term for Simone GbagboRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | New Vision

    PROSECUTERS in Ivory Coast asked judges Tuesday to sentence former first lady Simone Gbagbo to a ten-year prison term on charges of "undermining state security" during post-election violence in 2010-2011 that left nearly 3,000 dead. The wife of former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo is also accused of "disturbing public order" and "organising armed gangs" after her husband and his supporters rejected results of December 2010 presidential elections showing rival Alassane Ouattara had won the contest.

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  13. Elections: 'President Jonathan acting like Adolf Hitler, Gbagbo'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | Vanguard

    BY GBENGA OLARINOYE, OSOGO An Osun based civil society group, the Osun Progressives Left has warned against further postponement of the general elections, removal of the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission , Professor Attairu Jega and involvement of military in democratic process. The group also likened President Goodluck Jonathan style of administration to that of a former leader of Germany, Adolf Hitler who started the World war 2 and former President of Ivory Coast, LaurenT Gbagbo who refused to hand over power after losing election.

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  14. Nigeria2015: PDP, Jonathan, Unrelenting In Plans To Scuttle Polls - APCRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    ... that the international community has a role to play in helping to check the desperadoes who are using the Laurent Gbagbo rule book as if it was made for them, and who will not hesitate to bring the whole system crashing down on all if that is what ...

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  15. PDP plots to postpone election again, sack Jega - APCRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | Vanguard

    ... that the international community has a role to play in helping to check the desperadoes who are using the Laurent Gbagbo rule book as if it was made for them, and who will not hesitate to bring the whole system crashing down on all if that is what ...

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  16. Ivory Coast ruling coalition partner backs Ouattara re-election bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | Reuters

    ... PDCI gained the post of prime minister, along with several other key government portfolios. Then-president Laurent Gbagbo refused to accept defeat in the election, however, and plunged the world's top cocoa grower into a brief civil war in early ...

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  17. Coalition partners threaten to challenge Ivory Coast president at pollsRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2015 | Reuters

    ... PDCI gained the post of prime minister, along with several other key government portfolios. Then-President Laurent Gbagbo refused to accept defeat in the election and plunged the world's top cocoa grower into a civil war that killed some 3,000 ...

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  18. Ivory Coast former first lady makes first appearance before ICCRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Jurist

    Gbagbo is on trial for her role in the violence following the disputed 2010 election between her husband, Laurent Gbagbo and Alassane Ouattara [BBC backgrounder]. Ouattara was declared the winner, sparking violence that left 3,000 dead and more than one million homeless.

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  19. Ivory Coast's Former First Lady Rejects Charges Over Election ViolenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    ... peacekeeping mission, leading to a four-month crisis, the last two months of which saw intense fighting. "Laurent Gbagbo was the real winner of the 2010 presidential election," Simone told the court. Some protesters gathered outside the court ...

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  20. .com | Crowds scuffle as I Coast's ex-first lady faces trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | News24

    ... her and 82 fellow defendants, from her supporters, who shouted back "Liars". The wife of former president Laurent Gbagbo, who faces trial in July for crimes against humanity at the International Criminal Court in The Hague, is accused along with ...

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