Category Archives: Ivory Coast / Côte d’Ivoire

Ivory Coast and the ICC: This Justice for You, That Justice for Me?

Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara was quoted today speaking about the need for all individuals responsible for human rights violations to be brought to justice: Mr Ouattara…said that all those responsible for committing atrocities in Ivory Coast’s civil war, including his … Continue reading

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A Case for ICC Intervention in Ivory Coast

The worst appears to be over. The detention of Laurent Gbagbo yesterday by French forces, (or was it Alassane Ouattara troops?), appears to have closed an ugly, brutal and costly chapter of Ivorian history. Over the past few days there … Continue reading

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The ICC and Ivory Coast: Proprio Motu is the Way to Go

The ICC wants in. The Court’s Prosecutor has expressed a desire to investigate potential crimes committed in the Ivory Coast. If the ICC is to judicially intervene in the Ivory Coast it will need to both actually stay above the … Continue reading

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