ICC: Simone Gbagbo must be trialed in Hague


Simone Gbagbo and her husband former President of Ivory Coast Laurent Gbagbo (2010)

Ivory Coast authorities asked from ICC to try the “iron lady” at home

The International Criminal Court (ICC) repeated that “iron lady” of Ivory Coast, Simone Gbagbo, will be trialed in Hague and asked once again from the national authorities to transfer her the Netherlands.

“The Appeals Chamber rejects the... grounds of appeal... and deems it appropriate to confirm the (trial chamber's) decision,” Polish judge Piotr Hofmanski said.  Ivory Coast authorities appealed ICC to try former first lady at home. The judges in ICC called Ivory Coast to transfer Gbagbo as ...

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