Simone Gbagbo Acquittal Brings Accusations of ‘Flawed’ Trial

[Deutsche Welle] Human rights activists have condemned the acquittal of Ivory Coast’s former first lady Simone Gbagbo, who was charged with war crimes for her role during the 2010-11 post-election conflict that left more than 3,000 dead.

[Deutsche Welle] Human rights activists have condemned the acquittal of Ivory Coast's former first lady Simone Gbagbo, who was charged with war crimes for her role during the 2010-11 post-election conflict that left more than 3,000 dead.

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Simone Gbagbo Acquitted After Flawed War Crimes Trial

[HRW] Nairobi -The acquittal in Côte d’Ivoire of former Ivorian first lady Simone Gbagbo for crimes against humanity based on a process marred by fair trial concerns and a critical lack of evidence shows the importance of the International Criminal Court’s case against her, Human Rights Watch said today.

[HRW] Nairobi -The acquittal in Côte d'Ivoire of former Ivorian first lady Simone Gbagbo for crimes against humanity based on a process marred by fair trial concerns and a critical lack of evidence shows the importance of the International Criminal Court's case against her, Human Rights Watch said today.

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Former First Lady Acquitted of Crimes Against Humanity

[VOA] A court in Ivory Coast found former first lady Simone Gbagbo not guilty Tuesday of crimes against humanity allegedly committed during the 2011 post-election violence.

[VOA] A court in Ivory Coast found former first lady Simone Gbagbo not guilty Tuesday of crimes against humanity allegedly committed during the 2011 post-election violence.

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Former First Lady Simone Gbagbo Acquitted of War Crimes

[Deutsche Welle] An Ivorian court has cleared former first lady Simone Gbagbo of crimes against humanity and war crimes. The charges stem from post-election violence in 2010 and 2011.

[Deutsche Welle] An Ivorian court has cleared former first lady Simone Gbagbo of crimes against humanity and war crimes. The charges stem from post-election violence in 2010 and 2011.

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Infant Separated From Parasitic Twin

[VOA] Doctors at a Chicago-area hospital have successfully operated on a baby from Africa born with a parasitic twin and having four legs and two spines.The girl, known only as “Dominique” from Ivory Coast, is recovering well from the delicate and grou…

[VOA] Doctors at a Chicago-area hospital have successfully operated on a baby from Africa born with a parasitic twin and having four legs and two spines.The girl, known only as "Dominique" from Ivory Coast, is recovering well from the delicate and groundbreaking March 8 surgery and is expected to live a normal, fully-functional life.

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Jailing of Gay Ivorian Men Stokes Fears in LGBT Safe Haven

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Abidjan -Ivory Coast does not explicitly criminalise homosexuality, but its public indecency law singles out homosexual acts and relations.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Abidjan -Ivory Coast does not explicitly criminalise homosexuality, but its public indecency law singles out homosexual acts and relations.

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Ivory Coast Solicits Mauritian Investors to Develop a Biotechnology and ICT Free Zone Project

[Government of Mauritius] The Government of Ivory Coast in collaboration with the Village des Technologies de l’Information et de la Biotechnologie (VITIB) has solicited the expertise of Mauritian investors to set up a Biotechnology, Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Free Zone in Grand-Bassam based on the model of the Cyber City in Ebène.

[Government of Mauritius] The Government of Ivory Coast in collaboration with the Village des Technologies de l'Information et de la Biotechnologie (VITIB) has solicited the expertise of Mauritian investors to set up a Biotechnology, Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Free Zone in Grand-Bassam based on the model of the Cyber City in Ebène.

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Six Journalists Arrested Over ‘False News’ On Mutiny

[Al Jazeera] Six journalists, including three media owners, have been arrested in the Ivory Coast for “spreading false information” about a mutiny by security forces, their newspapers and the public prosecutor said.

[Al Jazeera] Six journalists, including three media owners, have been arrested in the Ivory Coast for "spreading false information" about a mutiny by security forces, their newspapers and the public prosecutor said.

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Six Journalists Detained Over Mutiny Reporting

[Deutsche Welle] Editors and executives at independent and opposition media have been arrested for “spreading false information.” Ivory Coast has been rocked by a series of strikes and mutinies by soldiers demanding backpay and bonuses.

[Deutsche Welle] Editors and executives at independent and opposition media have been arrested for "spreading false information." Ivory Coast has been rocked by a series of strikes and mutinies by soldiers demanding backpay and bonuses.

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Nation Could Be ‘Success Story’ If Peacekeeping Gains Fully Backed, Security Council Told

[UN News] Côte d’Ivoire is on the path to durable stability, the United Nations envoy for the country today told the Security Council, but warned that authorities need to invest more in national reconciliation and transitional justice, and to improve the economic, social and cultural rights of Ivoirians.

[UN News] Côte d'Ivoire is on the path to durable stability, the United Nations envoy for the country today told the Security Council, but warned that authorities need to invest more in national reconciliation and transitional justice, and to improve the economic, social and cultural rights of Ivoirians.

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