Category Archives: Côte d’Ivoire

Côte d’Ivoire: Building trust a must for ICC

With the highly politicized crimes against humanity trial of ex-Côte d’Ivoire president Laurent Gbagbo and ally Charles Blé Goudé opening in The Hague this week, the need for effective ICC outreach and communication in the country has never been greater. … Continue reading

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Côte d’Ivoire: The International Criminal Court with its back against the wall

In this guest post, Eric-Aime Semien, lawyer and human rights defender at Observatoire Ivoirien des Droits de l’Homme in Côte d’Ivoire, analyzes the ICC’s intervention in the country. Four years later, opinions are still divided regarding its impact.

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Get the latest on civil society efforts in Côte d’Ivoire

In the latest issue of La Haye, the Côte d’Ivoire Coalition for the ICC’s biannual newsletter, Jelena Pia Comella, deputy executive director of the Coalition for the ICC, reflects on the progresses made in international justice since the creation of the ICC and on the … Continue reading

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#GlobalJusticeWeekly – Missed opportunities in Côte d’Ivoire

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has concluded that a number missed opportunities has resulted in a failure of the ICC to maximize the impact of its work in Côte d’Ivoire. In a report published this week on the Court’s record in the West … Continue reading

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Côte d’Ivoire: “We need more justice”

As presidential elections approach in Côte d’Ivoire, a new report finds that Ivoirians have little trust in their national justice system, considering it corrupt and unable to address the country’s 2010-11 electoral violence. Meanwhile, belief in the ICC’s ability help … Continue reading

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