September 20, 2013
by Peter Snyder
Simone Gbagbo, the wife of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo, will be tried in an Ivory Coast court on charges of crimes against humanity, according to a government statement released Friday. In a special cabinet meeting Friday the government declined to transfer Simone Gbagbo to the ...[read more]
November 23, 2012
by Sarah Paulsworth
The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Thursday unsealed an arrest warrant for Simone Gbagbo, the wife of former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo. Pursuant to the warrant, Simone Gbagbo is accused of committing crimes against humanity during Ivory Coast?s post-election crisis in 2010 ... ...[read more]
August 19, 2011
by Julia Zebley
Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo and his wife Simone were arrested and charged on Thursday for a variety of economic crimes including looting, embezzlement and armed robbery. Most of Gbagbo's remaining supporters were arrested earlier this month. Although Gbagbo's supporters have been ...[read more]
April 12, 2011
by Aman Kakar
Ivory Coast opposition leader Alassane Ouattara announced in a televised speech Monday that he will ask his justice minister to begin legal proceedings against former president Laurent Gbagbo. Ouattara guaranteed the security of Gbagbo and his family but stated that Gbagbo, his wife Simone and ...[read more]

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