ICC prosecutor to appeal acquittal of Gbagbo, Blé Goudé


Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, September 17 (Infosplusgabon) - Ms. Fatou Bensouda, the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the Hague, says she will apply to the Appeals Chamber to reconsider the acquittal of former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo and Youth leader Charles Blé Goudé.



She has until 16 October to file her appeal.


On 15 January 2019, ICC Trial Chamber 1, by a majority decision, acquitted Gbagbo and Blé Goudé of all charges of crimes against humanity allegedly committed in Côte d'Ivoire between 2010 and 2011.






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