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Ivory Coast: An ICC Ruling Revives the Ghost of a President Past

Jan 15, 2019 | 21:28 GMT

Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) have ordered the release of former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo. Gbagbo's refusal to refusal to concede after losing the 2011 presidential election led to the deaths of over 3,000 people and the displacement of more than 500,000 more. However, according to the court's ruling, the prosecution did not bring forth sufficient evidence that Gbagbo and his associate, former political leader Charles Ble Goude, attempted to commit crimes against humanity in their attempt to stay in power....

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