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    Gbagbo Trial Exposes Persistent Divisions in Ivory Coasti
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    Zlatica Hoke
    January 29, 2016 5:45 AM
    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.

    Gbagbo Trial Exposes Persistent Divisions in Ivory Coast

    Zlatica Hoke

    Published January 29, 2016

    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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