International Criminal Court frees former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo from detention

Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo was freed from detention by the International Criminal Court on Friday, under the condition that he will stay in the country that accepts to take him in and that he will return to the court when asked to do so. Reading a unanimous decision by a five-strong appeals panel,… Read More International Criminal Court frees former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo from detention

International Criminal Court acquits former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo of war crimes

The International Criminal Court acquitted former Ivorian leader Laurent Gbagbo of war crimes on Tuesday and ordered his immediate release to the joy of dancing supporters and frustration of victims of atrocities. His freedom and possible return home may shake up the 2020 presidential poll in francophone west Africa’s largest economy and the world’s biggest… Read More International Criminal Court acquits former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo of war crimes