Ivory Coast ex-first lady Simone Gbagbo freed after amnesty
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.
Ivory Coast leader announces amnesty for Simone Gbagbo and 800 others
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.
Ivory Coast's ex-first lady clashes with judge at trial
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.
Ivory Coast judge says Gbagbo trial can happen without her
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.
Simone Gbagbo lawyers walk out of Ivory Coast trial
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.
Trial of 'tired' Ivory Coast's Simone Gbagbo delayed to October
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.
Pro-Gbagbo group supports Simone as her second trial begins
The Abidjan Justice Court yesterday opened the trial of Simone Gbagbo, the former First Lady of Cote d’Ivoire.
Ivory Coast's ex-first lady prepares for second trial
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.