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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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#GlobalJustice Weekly – No ICC investigation in Honduras

In global justice news this week: the ICC decides to not investigate allegations of crimes against humanity in Honduras; the UN (ACT) group launches its Code of Conduct; and news on India, Syria, Yemen and much more.

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#GlobalJusticeWeekly – Simone Gbagbo ICC case admissible

Côte d’Ivoire’s former first lady Simone Gbagbo should be transferred to the ICC in The Hague, appeals judges ruled this week.

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#GlobalJusticeWeekly – CAR government refers crisis to ICC prosecutor

On Wednesday, the Central African Republic government formally requested the ICC prosecutor to investigate alleged crimes committed during the CAR’s recent crisis since 1 August 2012. ICC Prosecutor Bensouda praised the government’s commitment to justice and said that her office would step up an existing … Continue reading

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Gbagbo ICC trial a step forward in fight against impunity in Côte d’Ivoire

The decision to try Côte d’Ivoire’s Laurent Gbagbo at the ICC for crimes against humanity is an important step forward in the fight against impunity in the country. He will become the first former president to be tried at the … Continue reading

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