Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 15:03
Ivory Coast’s “trial of the century” is now in its third week. The former president Laurent Gbagbo and his minister Charles Blé Goudé are on trial at the International Criminal Court for their alleged involvement in Ivory Coast’s post-election violence in 2010-2011, which left over 3000 people dead.
Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 18:00
It was D-Day today for Ivory Coast and the ICC. After over four years of preliminaries, former president Laurent Gbagbo and his lieutenant Chales Blé Goudé are finally facing the Office of the Prosecutor on trial. They are accused of crimes against humanity, allegedly committed during the 2010/2011 post-electoral crisis.
Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 13:58
The second in a two-part comic strip about one of the victims of the post-election violence in Ivory Coast in 2010 and 2011.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 11:34
Last week the International Criminal Court decided to update its status on a series of pending proceedings. The joinder of cases against Charles Blé Goudé and Laurent Gbagbo, the commencement of the Bosco Ntaganda trial and the evidence issue of the Bemba et al. contempt case were discussed in three separate status conferences. What was the talk of the town after the three hearings?
Monday, March 16, 2015 - 13:14
After months of speculation and anticipation Laurent and Simone Gbagbo and Charles Blé Goudé became the talk of the town in The Hague last week. The former first lady of Ivory Coast was sentenced to 20 years in prison, whilst still being indicted by the International Criminal Court. In the halls of The Hague, her husband Laurent’s case took a sharp turn as it was merged with the case of Blé Goudé.
Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 10:02
Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court has granted the prosecutor’s request to join the cases concerning Laurent Gbagbo and Charles Blé Goudé. What does this mean?
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 09:42
The International Criminal Court has accused Charles Blé Goudé, a former Ivorian minister and youth activist, of crimes against humanity.
Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 09:23
By Justice Hub
The popular Ivorian youth leader Charles Blé Goudé appeared before the International Criminal Court on September 29. The pre-trial was closely followed by people in Ivory Coast.
Blé Goudé is suspected of playing an important role in the post-election violence of 2010-2011. He’s accused of inciting young supporters of former president Laurent Gbagbo to attack supporters of the other candidate, the current president Alassane Ouattara.
Gbagbo’s trial starts in July 2015. The trial against Blé Goudé has also been confirmed, but the trial...
Monday, October 6, 2014 - 12:50
The International Criminal Court (ICC) has begun hearings on whether Charles Blé Goudé, a former Ivorian minister and youth activist, should face trial on charges of crimes against humanity. Blé Goudé is accused of playing an important role in the violence that followed the loss of Ivory Coast's former president, Laurent Gbagbo, in the elections in 2010.