International Criminal Court News

ICC halts release of I.Coast’s Gbagbo after new appeal

The Hague, Netherlands | AFP | The International Criminal Court on Wednesday halted the release of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo following a fresh appeal by prosecutors, a day after he was acquitted of crimes against humanity.

The Independent , Uganda Jan 17, 2019

ICC halts release of Ivory Coast's Gbagbo

THE HAGUE, The International Criminal Court on Wednesday dashed Ivory Coast ex-president Laurent Gbagbo's hopes of a swift release following his acquittal on charges of crimes against humanity.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 17, 2019

ICC halts release of I.Coast’s Gbagbo after new appeal

, The Hague, Netherlands, Jan 17 – The International Criminal Court on Wednesday halted the release of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo following a fresh appeal by prosecutors, a day after he was acquitted of crimes against humanity.

Capital News , Kenya Jan 16, 2019

Laurent Gbagbo: Ivory Coast ex-president detained pending appeal

The International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague acquitted him on Tuesday and ordered his immediate release.

BBC Africa , Africa Jan 16, 2019

Ivory Coast govt urges 'reconciliation' after Gbagbo acquittal

Ivory Coast's government on Wednesday called for "reconciliation" a day after former president Laurent Gbagbo was acquitted of war-crimes charges by the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 16, 2019

ICC orders release of Ivory Coast’s Gbagbo

, The Hague, Netherlands, Jan 16 – The International Criminal Court on Wednesday ordered the release of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo, a day after his shock acquittal over post-electoral violence in which 3,000 people died.

Capital News , Kenya Jan 16, 2019

ICC judges say Ivory Coast’s Gbagbo should go free

International Criminal Court judges said Wednesday that former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo should be released, a day after his shock acquittal over post-electoral violence in which 3,000 people died.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 16, 2019

ICC prosecutors to appeal acquittal of Ivory Coast's Gbagbo

Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo gestures as he enters the courtroom of the International Criminal Court in The Hague.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 16, 2019

Ivory Coast urges calm as ICC weighs Gbagbo's return home

The government of Ivory Coast has said there is no political obstacle to former president Laurent Gbagbo returning home despite scattered protests in the capital Abidjan, a day after he was acquitted of war crimes charges by the International Criminal Court (ICC).

Al Jazeera , Africa Jan 16, 2019

ICC judges reject request to keep ex-Ivorian leader Gbagbo in jail

Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo appears before the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands, January 15, 2019.

Reuters , Africa Jan 16, 2019