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Côte d’Ivoire: First former head of state trial opens at ICC

The trial of former Côte d’Ivoire president Laurent Gbagbo and youth leader Charles Blé Goudé opens at the International Criminal Court (ICC) this week. Both are suspected of orchestrating crimes against humanity during post-election violence in Côte d’Ivoire that killed some … Continue reading

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Judges to decide if Ivorian youth leader to face trial

A key “confirmation of charges” hearing in the case against Ivorian youth leader Charles Blé Goudé took place at the ICC in The Hague last week. Pre-trial judges must now decide whether to send the case to trial.

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#GlobalJusticeWeekly – Kenyan president ordered to appear in The Hague next week

ICC judges have ordered Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to attend a hearing in The Hague next week to discuss the future of the case against him. Kenyatta’s request to be excused from the7-8 October status conference, or to have it postponed, was rejected on Tuesday. … Continue reading

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#GlobalJusticeWeekly – Prosecutor opens second investigation in the Central African Republic

This week, ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda announced the opening of a second investigation in the Central African Republic (CAR). The investigation will focus on alleged crimes committed since August 2012. The CAR has been mired by sectarian conflict between the Muslim Seleka rebels … Continue reading

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Five facts about the ICC Blé Goudé case

On 29 September ICC judges will convene a hearing on the confirmation of charges against Ivorian Charles Blé Goudé. After hearing from the prosecution, defense and victims, the judges will decide whether to send Blé Goudé to trial. Here are … Continue reading

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