Tag Archives: Laurent Gbagbo

Gbagbo at The Hague: International justice and national reconciliation

The former president of Ivory Coast, Laurent Gbagbo, was transferred to the International Criminal Court (ICC). He’s suspected of being an indirect perpetrator of crimes against humanity committed by his forces during the post-election period, from December 2010 to April … Continue reading

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Ivory Coast 2011: what a rubbish film

The current war in Ivory Coast would make a very bad film script. So bad that no Hollywood firm would even fund such a rubbish film. Let’s have a look at the script. Since 2004, the United Nations have been … Continue reading

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Continued Fighting in Ivory Coast

With the attention of the world focused squarely on Libya and Japan by the time the renewed civil conflict within Ivory Coast had made it to the back pages of a select group of newspapers forces loyal to Alassane Outtara had already swept down … Continue reading

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What about Ivory Coast?

A leader willing to use violence against his own people, protesters shot dead on the street, looming humanitarian problems, and the spectre of all out civil war; but this is not Libya. The deteriorating situation in Ivory Coast is not … Continue reading

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News: Ivory Coast

Côte d’Ivoire: AU Leaders Soften Stance On Gbagbo The current stand-off between Laurent Ggagbo and Alassane Ouattara in Ivory Coast raises serious questions about the legitimacy and ability for intervention of international bodies in African national politics. While Ouattara was declared winner of the November … Continue reading

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