Gbagbo - An acquittal foretold

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On February 1, the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court may decide if it confirms the release of Laurent Gbagbo and Charles Blé-Goudé, who were acquitted on January 15 by a Trial Chamber. Scholar Thijs Bouwknegt goes back into a case that has shaken the ICC and exposed a highly vexed Office of the Prosecutor. The writing was on the wall from the beginning, he says.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherFondation Hirondelle
Publication statusPublished - 31 Jan 2019


  • Gbagbo
  • ICC
  • Ivory Coast
  • Cote d'Ivoire


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