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 President Laurent Gbagbo of Ivory Coast

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Abidjan - Michel Gbagbo, son of Ivory Coast's former president Laurent Gbagbo, was sentenced on Friday to six months' jail and a fine for "complicity in disclosing false news", his lawyer said. In an interview with the Koaci.com news website in May 2016, Gbagbo said "250 people are still in prison" after a ...
In Ivory Coast, the conviction of relatives of former President Laurent Gbagbo is reviving criticism against the present administration of Alassane Ouattara. ... Many say the convictions are selective justice and a crackdown on rebels of only Laurent Gbagbo the former president while failing to prosecute those ...

IVORY COAST - A court in Ivory Coast has sentenced a former adviser to ex-President Laurent Gbagbo to 15 years in jail for plotting to overthrow Gbagbo's successor, President Alassane Ouattara, the defendant's lawyer said on Friday. Moise Lida Kouassi, who once served as Gbagbo's defence minister, ...
Moise Lida Kouassi, a defence minister under strongman Laurent Gbagbo, was convicted by a court in Abidjan of “conspiring to destroy or change the constitutional system” alongside three other defendants. Gbagbo was forced out after months of violence that followed his refusal to step down when rival ...
In Cote d'Ivoire, Laurent Gbagbo forced the issue and ended up at The Hague. In Kenya, Raila Odinga, leader of the NASA opposition is about to start a shameless dance. He has again dismissed the outcome of the last Presidential elections in that country as unacceptable. In January 2018, he says we ...
Eventually, the Economic Community of West African States intervened and got him out. Before him, President Laurent Gbagbo of Ivory Coast had also refused to concede defeat in 2010 to Alassane Ouattara, creating tension in his country, until there was external intervention. In the southern part of Africa, ...

A decade ago, Laurent Gbagbo, then-president of Ivory Coast, launched the " 'African time' is killing Africa, let's fight it" campaign to promote punctuality. The recent video raises the question, do Kenyans and other Africans respect time? (Some, yes.) Are all Kenyans guilty? (No.) And why is some white ...
Hubert Oulaye, a former right-hand man to ousted Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo, went on trial on Monday accused of a role in the death of 15 people, including seven UN peacekeepers. Oulaye, 64, is accused of using intermediaries to provide two million CFA francs ($5,300, €4,500) for purchasing ...
According to internal leaks disclosed by the French online newspaper Mediapart, Mr. Ocampo may have been involved not only in various opaque financial operations but also in setting up Laurent Gbagbo, the president of Ivory Coast from 2000 to 2011, for arrest even before he had any jurisdiction over ...
The ICC Appeals Chamber Wednesday declined to release former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo for the rest of his trial on charges arising from deadly election violence that rocked his nation in 2010. In a statement posted on the International Criminal Court's website, a three-judge bench directed Trial ...
The country's constitutional council declared Laurent Gbagbo the winner of the presidential run-off election, while the electoral commission and international community were convinced that Alasanne Ouattara had won. What followed was political violence which left at least 3,000 people dead. Gbagbo was ...
It's been a busy few weeks for Cote d'Ivoire's courts. A spate of recent trials targeting high-profile members from the previous government, including former President Laurent Gbagbo himself, has redirected attention to the strikingly unbalanced pursuit of justice that has followed the West African country's ...
Michel Gbagbo, the son of Ivory Coast's former president Laurent Gbagbo, has been sentenced to six months in jail for “complicity in disclosing false news.” ... Laurent Gbagbo is currently on trial at the International Criminal Court in The Hague for crimes against humanity during the 2010-11 political crisis.
By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, ABIDJAN, Jan 19 – A former defence chief for the Ivory Coast's ousted leader was sentenced to 15 years on Thursday for conspiring against the government, the latest top aide of the former regime to be jailed. Moise Lida Kouassi, a defence minister under strongman ...
Hubert Oulaye (64), ex-public works minister under former president Laurent Gbagbo, "provided the financial means to establish a rebellion in the west" of the country, the attorney general said. "The accomplice is sometimes more dangerous than the perpetrator," she added. Former Ivory Coast minister, ...
Former President Laurent Gbagbo. Oulaye committed the atrocities when Gbagbo refused to step down after losing presidential polls. A former Ivorian minister was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Tuesday for complicity in a 2012 attack in western Ivory Coast that killed 18 people, including seven UN ...
Hubert Oulaye (64), ex-public works minister under former president Laurent Gbagbo, "provided the financial means to establish a rebellion in the west" of the country, the attorney general said. "The accomplice is sometimes more dangerous than the perpetrator," she added. Former Ivory Coast minister, ...

Former President Laurent Gbagbo. Oulaye committed the atrocities when Gbagbo refused to step down after losing presidential polls. A former Ivorian minister was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Tuesday for complicity in a 2012 attack in western Ivory Coast that killed 18 people, including seven UN ...
Hubert Oulaye, a former right-hand man to ousted Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo, went on trial on Monday accused of a role in the death of 15 people, including seven UN peacekeepers. Oulaye, 64, is accused of using intermediaries to provide two million CFA francs ($5,300, €4,500) for purchasing ...
According to internal leaks disclosed by the French online newspaper Mediapart, Mr. Ocampo may have been involved not only in various opaque financial operations but also in setting up Laurent Gbagbo, the president of Ivory Coast from 2000 to 2011, for arrest even before he had any jurisdiction over ...
The previous head-of-state, President Laurent Gbagbo, was overthrown at the aegis of paratroopers deployed from Paris. Gbagbo is now imprisoned in the Netherlands where he awaits trial at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague over alleged crimes committed in Ivory Coast. His wife, former ...
Prisoners from a militia loyal to Laurent Gbagbo are held in a garage on the northern outskirts of Abidjan April 9, 2011. Forces loyal to Ivory Coast incumbent leader Laurent Gbagbo have stepped up a counter-attack on presidential claimant Alassane Ouattara by firing on his hotel headquarters in Abidjan.
... especially between countries in the north and south of the continent, prompted France to orchestrate (Cote D'Ivoire leader Laurent Gbagbo's) ...
... President Alassane Ouattara would have invited Bashir to the summit, since the ICC is trying his arch-rival Laurent Gbagbo for alleged crimes ...
Laurent Gbagbo of FPI won the democratic election of 2000 which followed the coup. Nationalist currents ala ivorite had reached a scale in ...
There was also the 2011 arrest of Cote d'ivoire President Laurent Gbagbo by fighters loyal to the then internationally acclaimed opposition ...
Question is: how did Laurent Gbagbo get himself in that mess? Like Jammeh, he lost an election in 2010 to incumbent Alassane Ouattara and ...
... was installed in power by France in 2011 after the overthrow and kidnapping of former President Laurent Gbagbo and First Simone Gbagbo, ...
28, 2016, a view of court room one where former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo wait the start of the trial at the new premises of the ...
Former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo was transferred to the court in 2011 for allegations of organising, along with members of his inner ...
The International Criminal Court said judges ordered former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo to remain in detention during his war crimes ...
FILE: Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo casts his vote on October 31, 2010 at a polling station in Abidjan. Picture: AFP.
The ICC Appeals Chamber Wednesday declined to release former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo for the rest of his trial on charges arising ...
The trial of Michel Gbagbo, the son of former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo, accused of broadcasting “fake news” has been postponed on ...
Banny was asked whether he or Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo was in charge of the country, which has been in turmoil since fighting broke ...
Paris - Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo was quoted as saying on Saturday French President Jacques Chirac had told him it was ...
Abidjan - A top leader of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo's party was sentenced to six months in jail on Friday on charges of ...
A group of allies of Ivory Coast's former president Laurent Gbagbo, including at least one living in exile in neighbouring Ghana, are behind a ...
Abidjan - A group of people allied to Ivory Coast's former leader Laurent Gbagbo are behind a wave of recent attacks on police posts, the ...
ABIDJAN - A group of allies of Ivory Coast's former president Laurent Gbagbo, including at least one living in exile in neighbouring Ghana, are ...
A group of allies of Ivory Coast's former president Laurent Gbagbo, including at least one living in exile in neighboring Ghana, are behind a ...
The team also had the opportunity to sit-in on the ongoing trial of the former Ivorian Strongman Laurent Gbagbo and Youth Leader Charles Ble ...
It was quite impressive in the light of crooks like Omar al-Bashir of Sudan and the price paid to get both Charles Taylor and Laurent Gbagbo in.
The team also had the opportunity to sit-in on the ongoing trial of the former Ivorian Strongman Laurent Gbagbo and Youth Leader Charles Ble ...
The attacks threaten Ivoryu Coast's fragile peace that was achieved when then- president Laurent Gbagbo refused to accept his 2010 electoral ...
The 2010 presidential election in Ivory Coast, where some 3,000 people were killed after then-President Laurent Gbagbo refused to concede ...
Mr Laurent Gbagbo, the incumbent, on the other hand, had also been declared 'winner' by the council, giving him some authority to stake a ...
Heavy arms fire rang out near the home of Laurent Gbagbo, the country's strongman who remained holed up in a subterranean bunker, ...
... Obote, Samuel Kanyon Doe, Charles Taylor, Blaise Compaore, Mouammar Gaddafi, Laurent Gbagbo, Yahaya Jammeh, Ibrahim Babangida.
The ICC has recently ruled that former President Laurent Gbagbo from Ivory Coast must remain in detention while his long-running trial ...


 

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