Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 08:50
In this week's review, news about the ICJ’s provisional measures concerning Iran and the US, the adjournment of the Gbagbo / Ble Goude ‘no case to answer’ hearings, the reversal of Fujimori's pardon for crimes against humanity, a finding of genocide in Guatemala, the ICC’s review of admissibility in Simone Gbagbo’s case and more
Friday, February 16, 2018 - 06:13
In this week's review, news about a trial brief for the Prosecution in Gbagbo, the Trust Fund for victims in the Habre case, Bensouda’s statement on child soldiers, inquiry into drug deaths in the Philippines and Duterte’s position on the ICC, Al-Wefalli’s release and the ICC Prosecution’s submission of more information regarding Afghanistan
Friday, October 13, 2017 - 15:55
In this week's review, news about the ICC decision on deceased victim procedure, Gbagbo’s notice of appeal on detention rejection, the Stanisic and Simatovic retrial, the ICC Georgia investigation, Ntaganda agreed facts, Naser Oric’s acquittal and more
Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 04:23
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In this week's review, news about evidence in the Ongwen case, Gbagbo detention, Stanisic provisional release, submissions on Lubanga sentence, Benouda at the UN GA meeting and more
ICC Trial Chamber orders publication of public evidence from Ongwen case
On 25 September, Judge Betram Schmitt, acting on behalf of Trial Chamber IX of the ICC issued a decision in regards to the prosecution’s submission of public redacted versions of 17 testimonies in the case of The Prosecutor v....
Friday, July 21, 2017 - 00:00
In this week's review, news about Gbagbo’s detention, amendment of the ICC regulations, testimony in Ongwen case, Stanisic and Simatovic retrial evidence decision, and more
Friday, March 31, 2017 - 17:38
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In this week's review, Ivory Coast’s former first lady is acquitted, Sudan’s president wanted for genocide travels to Jordan, reparations for war crimes victims in DR Congo from the ICC and more
Ivory Coast court finds Simone Gbagbo not guilty of crimes against humanity
A jury in Côte d’Ivoire’s highest criminal court has unanimously acquitted former Ivorian first lady Simone Gbagbo of war crimes and crimes against humanity. The charges were based on Gbagbo’s alleged role in organising post-...
Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 17:29
A former first lady goes on trial for disturbing the peace and undermining state security in Abidjan. According to the International Criminal Court (ICC) and human rights groups, however, she should be prosecuted in The Hague for the crimes that she has been charged with by the Court. Lawyers in Côte d'Ivoire respond by alleging that Simone Gbagbo perpetrated crimes against humanity during the 2011 post-election violence — the same charges she’d face at the ICC. Looks good, right? Not quite.
Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 11:44
Following disputed presidential elections in Ivory Coast in 2010, turmoil broke out. More than 3,000 people were reportedly killed in clashes opposing the incumbent president Laurent Gbagbo and opposition leader Alassane Ouattara.
Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 13:47
The court in Ivory Coast has given Mrs. Gbagbo a significant sentence for her role in the post-election violence of 2010/11. Notably, her sentence is much harsher than those given by the ICC to the DRC warlords Thomas Lubanga and Germain Katanga. So perhaps it’s better for the Hague-based court to abandon its quest to prosecute Mrs. Gbagbo, and instead concentrate on the mammoth task ahead: holding other perpetrators of that violence, who also happen to be close to Ivorian President Quattara, accountable.
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 12:41
Should the AU withdraw from the ICC? Will the trial of former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo lead to reconciliation in Ivory Coast? Just some of the questions that Justice Hub posed to a leading member of LIDER, a liberal Ivorian political party.