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Laurent Gbagbo is an Ivorian politician who 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 ...


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


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.


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 ... Laurent Gbagbo, 72, is charged with crimes against humanity following election violence that killed around 3000 people.


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 ...

Apr 13, 2011 ... Extraordinary footage has emerged of the moment the former president of Ivory Coast was removed from his bunker and arrested. Laurent Gbagbo was seized from ...


The question on the appearance of defense witnesses at the International Criminal Court (ICC) is still at the center of the debate in The Hague. In a request lodged before the judges, Emmanuel Altit, Laurent Gbagbo's lawyer, spoke about the question. Laurent Gbagbo's senior attorney, Emmanuel Altit, wishes to see ...


Jul 20, 2017 ... International Criminal Court appeals judges have ordered a new review into whether former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo should be released from detention while his long-running trial continues.