September 1, 2014
by Alison Sacriponte
The Pre-Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court (ICC) today postponed the commencement of the confirmation of charges hearing in the case against Charles Ble Goude at the defense's request to complete its preparation. The hearing, previously scheduled for September 22, is postponed to ...[read more]
March 21, 2014
by Addison Morris
The Ivory Coast's government on Thursday announced plans to hand over Charles Ble Goude, the former Ivory Coast Minister for Sports and Youth, to the International Criminal Court (ICC). Ble Goude is accused of working with former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo to orchestrate a wave of post... ...[read more]
October 1, 2013
by Theresa Donovan
The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Monday unsealed an arrest warrant for an Ivory Coast politician charged with four counts of crimes against humanity. Charles Ble Goude is accused of working with former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo to orchestrate a wave of post-election violence ...[read more]
January 22, 2013
by Julie Deisher
Charles Ble Goude, the former Ivory Coast Minister for Sports and Youth and close political ally of ex-president Laurent Gbagbo, was charged Tuesday with war crimes and murder. Goude has been in hiding since May 2011 when French special forces forced out and captured Gbagbo after his refusal to ...[read more]
July 1, 2011
by Zach Zagger
The Ivory Coast issued international arrest warrants Friday for aides of former president Laurent Gbagbo. The prosecutor's office in the capital Abidjan issued the warrants, most notably for Charles Ble Goude, the leader of Gbagbo's youth militia, accusing him of inciting ethnic violence and ...[read more]
February 8, 2006
by Tom Henry
The UN Security Council on Tuesday imposed 12-month sanctions on three Ivorian peace opponents. Ble Goude, Eugene Djue, and rebel commander Fofie Kouakou will have their assets frozen and restrictions placed on their travel. Goude and Djue are militant youth leaders who support Ivory Coast ...[read more]

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