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ICC prosecutor appeals acquittal of former Ivory Coast president
The International Criminal Court prosecutor submitted a Notice of Appeal Monday against the acquittal of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo and a youth minister on charges of fomenting post-election violence. One of the grounds of appeal (More)
Former Ivory Coast president Gbagbo released to Belgium with conditions
Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo and political leader Charles Ble Goude were released on bail to Belgium Tuesday after being acquitted last month on charges of crimes against humanity by the International Criminal Court in The Hague. In (More)
ICC asked not to release former Ivory Coast president while case is on appeal
Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Wednesday asked the court not to release former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo and political leader Charles Ble Goude pending appeal of their acquittal earlier this week. Gbagbo was charge (More)
ICC acquits former Ivorian leader of war crime charges
The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Tuesday acquitted former Ivorian leader Laurent Gbagbo and Charles Blé Goudé of charges for alleged crimes against humanity during 2010 and 2011 in the Ivory Coast, saying the prosecutor failed to proffer suf (More)
Nestle child labor case allowed to continue
The US Court of Appeals for Ninth Circuit on Tuesday reversed the dismissal of a lawsuit against Nestle, Cargill Cocoa and other companies accusing them of aiding and abetting child slave labor in the Ivory Coast. The lawsuit was brought by forme (More)
Public defenders protest outside of NYC courthouse after ICE arrest
Dozens of attorneys with the Legal Aid Society and Bronx Defenders on Thursday held a protest outside of the Bronx Criminal Court after one of their clients were arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents outside of the state cour (More)
World Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 30 September 2017
Here's the international legal news we covered this week: A Vietnamese Court began issuing verdicts and sentences Friday in an ongoing anti-corruption case for members of Ocean Bank, with former CEO Nguyen Xuan Son being sentenced to death for embez (More)
International tribunal rules for Ghana in Ivory Coast maritime boundary dispute
The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea ruled Saturday in favor of Ghana in a lengthy maritime dispute between with the Ivory Coast. The case, which was brought to the international body by Ghana in 2014, was an attempt to clarify the b (More)
ICC orders Gbagbo's continued detention pending trial chamber's review
The Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Wednesday reversed the Trial Chamber's "Decision on Laurent Gbagbo Detention," thereby ordering continued detention until the Trial Chamber carries out a new review of his release. As (More)
Government deal ends mutiny on the Ivory Coast
After a five-day mutiny soldiers in the Ivory Coast on Tuesday agreed to a government settlement to end the disruption. The mutiny began Friday when soldiers began firing bullets at the army headquarters in the central business district of Abidjan, (More)
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