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Laurent Gbagbo was the President of Côte d'Ivoire from 2000 until his arrest in April 2011. A historian by profession, as well as an amateur chemist and physicist , Gbagbo was imprisoned in the early 1970s and again in the early 1990s, and he lived in exile in France during much of the 1980s as a result of his union activism ...


A profile of Ivory Coast's former President Laurent Gbagbo, who is being tried at the International Criminal Court on charges of crimes against humanity.


News about Laurent Gbagbo. Commentary and archival information about Laurent Gbagbo from The New York Times.


Feb 3, 2016 ... For the first time in its history, the International Criminal Court is trying a former head of state. The trial of former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo — alongside his ally Charles Blé Goudé — opened Thursday in The Hague, where Gbagbo has been held for the past four years. Why is Gbagbo on trial?


Jul 18, 2017 ... War crimes judges will rule whether former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo can be released from prison for the rest of his trial on charges arising from deadly election violence in 2010. Gbagbo, the first ex-head of state to be tried by the International Criminal Court (ICC), has appealed a March decision ...


Laurent Gbagbo. In ICC custody. Ivorian national and former President of Côte d' Ivoire, at time of warrant. Arrest warrant: 23 November 2011. Charges: four counts of crimes against humanity: murder, rape, other inhumane acts or – in the alternative – attempted murder, and persecution, allegedly committed during the  ...


Jan 28, 2016 ... Trial of Laurent Gbagbo, who has pleaded not guilty, is most high profile in The Hague since ICC was set up in 2002.


Five years after Ivory Coast violence, refugee children return home. As the trial of former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo continues in The Hague, we look at the ongoing effects in Ivory Coast itself of the post-electoral violence of 2010 and… Share. Read more ...


Many Ivorians are convinced that Laurent Gbagbo's arrest, transfer and detention at the International Criminal Court is a political decision that perpetuates France's maneuvers to keep the Ivory Coast under her sphere of influence. The restoration of Ivory Coast is impossible without Gbagbo. This paper was first presented at ...