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Tribunals - Undertaking trials for genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes

Ivorian Ex-First Lady to be Tried for Crimes against Humanity
Côte d’Ivoire’s Supreme Court on Thursday rejected the last appeal of former First Lady Simone Gbagbo, opening the way for her to be tried for crimes against humanity. The trial is expected to start in Abidjan in May. Simone Gbagbo, now 66, was already tried and sentenced in March 2015 to 20 years in jail for “undermining state security, participating in an insurrectional movement and disturbing public order” during the post-election crisis in 2010-2011. She…
by Wilane Paté, Abidjan correspondent
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