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Gbagbo Trial Exposes Persistent Divisions in Ivory Coast

  • Zlatica Hoke

The trial of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo at the International Criminal Court exposes persistent divisions in Ivory Coast. Gbagbo is on trial for alleged crimes against civilians during the 2010-2011 post-election violence in his country. As the trial opened in the Hague on Thursday, Gbagbo's supporters claimed he is innocent, while his opponents expressed concern that he may not be punished enough. Zlatica Hoke reports.

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