Ivory Coast

Rios Montt trial in Guatemala City, Guatemala. May 9, 2013.  Photo: coolloud via Flickr (CC).

8 July 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

July 9, 2015

International judge at ECCC resigns: Mark Harmon, an ECCC international judge, resigned from the Extraordinary Chambers for personal reasons yesterday, Tuesday, 7 July 2015.  Harmon, from the United States, recently issued an arrest warrant for… Read More ›

7 May 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

May 7, 2015

Ivory Coast reiterates plans to pay victims of PEV Ivory Coast Government Authorities announced that they would pay victims of the 2010-2011 post-election violence, following an announcement by President Alassane Ouattara in December of the victims’… Read More ›

10 March 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

March 10, 2015

Simone Gbagbo sentenced to twenty years for Cote d’Ivoire violence: A court in the Ivory Coast has sentenced Simone Gbagbo, former first lady of the Ivory Coast, to twenty years in prison for her involvement… Read More ›

24 February 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

February 25, 2015

Mrs. Gbagbo appears before national trial and denies wrongdoing: Simone Gbagbo presented evidence for the first time in her trial in Abidjan. Mrs. Gbagbo denies all wrongdoing in her alleged role in inciting post election… Read More ›

11 December 2014 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

December 12, 2014

ICC confirms charges against Blé Goudé: ICC Pre-Trial Chamber I confirmed charges of crimes against humanity against former Ivorian political leader Charles Blé Goudé today, 11 December 2014. The Chamber determined that substantial grounds existed… Read More ›

6 November 2014 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

November 6, 2014

Bensouda finds war crimes committed by Israeli on Mavi Marmara but closes investigation: The ICC closed its preliminary examination into the “31 May 2010, Israeli raid on the Humanitarian Aid Flotilla bound for [the] Gaza… Read More ›

1 October 2014 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

October 1, 2014

ICTY Karadzic trail closing statements: The ICTY heard closing arguments in the case against former Bosnian Serb President Radovan Karadzic this week.  UN prosecutor Alan Tieger stated Karadzic was responsible, along with others, for cleansing… Read More ›

16 June 2014 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

June 16, 2014

Charges confirmed against Ivory Coast’s Gbagbo:  The ICC has ordered Laurent Gbagbo, the former President of Cote d’Ivoire, to stand trial.  Gbagbo has been accused of masterminding the murder and rape of demonstrators in Abidjan,… Read More ›