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17 January, 2019 12:00 AM printer

News of the day

Prosecutors will appeal the International Criminal Court’s shock acquittal of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo over post-election violence, according to a court document seen by AFP on Wednesday.

ICC judges cleared Gbagbo and his right-hand man Charles Ble Goude of charges of crimes against humanity on Tuesday. They also ordered their release, but postponed it pending a fresh hearing on Wednesday where prosecutors would lay out objections.

 


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