The International Criminal Court has dropped its arrest warrant for Ivory Coast's former first lady Simone Gbagbo over post-election violence that killed thousands in 2010-2011, according to a decision made public Thursday.
8 Aug 2018
Former Ivory Coast first lady Simone Gbagbo, who had been serving a 20-year jail term, was released on Wednesday, two days after being amnestied by President Alassane Ouattara, her lawyer said.
7 Aug 2018
Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara on Monday announced amnesties for around 800 people, including former first lady Simone Gbagbo who is currently behind bars, in the name of national reconciliation.
28 Mar 2017
Prosecutors on Tuesday demanded a life jail term for Ivory Coast's former first lady, Simone Gbagbo, who is on trial for alleged crimes against humanity.
30 Nov 2016
Ivory Coast's former first lady Simone Gbagbo and the judge trying her for crimes against humanity clashed Tuesday, with military police forced to prevent her from leaving the courtroom.
16 Nov 2016
The trial of Ivory Coast's former first lady Simone Gbagbo for crimes against humanity can proceed without her, a judge ruled Wednesday following her failure to appear in court.
2 Nov 2016
Ivory Coast's former first lady Simone Gbagbo's trial for crimes against humanity was adjourned on Wednesday after her lawyers threatened to walk out over the failure of high-profile witnesses to attend.
25 Oct 2016
The lawyers of Ivory Coast's former first lady Simone Gbagbo on Monday suspended their participation in her trial for crimes against humanity because the court refused to hear testimony from leading politicians.
1 Aug 2016
An Ivory Coast court on Monday adjourned Simone Gbagbo's trial for crimes against humanity until October 10, after the former first lady complained she was too tired to proceed.
1 Jun 2016
Ivory Coast's former first lady Simone Gbagbo on Wednesday rejected a court's charges of crimes against humanity during a 2010 wave of violence, claiming she suffered attempted rape in detention.
1 Jun 2016
The Abidjan Justice Court yesterday opened the trial of Simone Gbagbo, the former First Lady of Cote d’Ivoire.
30 May 2016
Ivory Coast's former first lady Simone Gbagbo will be tried for crimes against humanity starting Tuesday, having already been jailed for 20 years for her part in 2010's post-electoral violence.