ARTICLES RELATING TO SIMONE GBAGBO

Iron lady Gbagbo appeals 20-year sentence

2015-03-16 21:23

Ex-Ivory Coast first lady Simone Gbagbo has appealed the 20-year term she got for her role in post-election violence that killed over 3 000 people.

Crowds scuffle as I Coast's ex-first lady faces trial

2015-02-23 17:53

Ivory Coast’s former first lady Simone Gbagbo is due to appear in court to answer a charge of undermining state security in a high-profile trial that led to scuffle outside the courtroom.

Ex-first lady on trial in Ivory Coast

2014-12-26 16:07

Ivory Coast's former first lady Simone Gbagbo has gone on trial for "attempting to undermine the security of the state" in events leading to a bloody 2010-2011 crisis that left thousands dead.

Ivory Coast to try ex-first lady at home

2013-09-21 11:35

Ivory Coast says it will not transfer former first lady Simone Gbagbo to the International Criminal Court in the Hague, but will try her at home instead.

Gbagbo's wife wanted by ICC

2012-11-22 21:13

The International Criminal Court says it has indicted Simone Gbagbo, the wife of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo, on charges including murder, rape and persecution.

I Coast ex-first lady's lawyer arrested

2012-04-19 08:50

The lawyer for Ivory Coast’s firebrand ex-first lady Simone Gbagbo, Rodrigue Dadje, has been charged with threatening national security and jailed, a colleague says.

 

Ivory Coast's 'Iron Lady' Gbagbo jailed for 20 years

2015-03-10 13:16

A court in Ivory Coast has sentenced former first lady Simone Gbagbo to a 20-year prison term on charges of “undermining state security” during post-election violence in 2011-2011 that left at least 3 000 dead.

Simone Gbagbo: 'Iron Lady' of Ivory Coast

2015-01-07 08:25

Ivory Coast's "Iron Lady" Simone Gbagbo, whose trial has resumed, basked in her role as the power behind the throne during her husband Laurent Gbagbo's regime, but to foes she was a pitiless killer.

I Coast youth leader asks govt to reject ICC warrant

2013-10-24 13:00

Charles Ble Goude, wanted by the ICC for crimes against humanity and an ally of Ivory Coast’s ex-president Laurent Gbagbo, should be tried by an Ivorian court, the ex-youth leader's lawyers say.

I Coast reconciliation at 'dead end'

2013-07-24 08:40

A bid to reconcile hardened enemies in Ivory Coast has all but broken down, according to participants and observers, and time is running out for a commission set up to heal the wounds of bitter strife.

Ex-first lady testifies in genocide case

2012-11-14 10:25

Former Ivory Coast first lady Simone Gbagbo has begun testifying in her trial for genocide, embezzlement and other charges, says a judicial source.

Gbagbo charged with 'economic crimes'

2011-08-19 12:18

Ivory Coast ex-president Laurent Gbagbo and his wife Simone have been charged with “economic crimes” and placed under preventive detention, the public prosecutor says.

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