Ex-Ivorian leader faces war crimes court

Laurent Gbagbo set to appear in front of ICC to answer war crimes charges over country's post-election violence.

    Laurent Gbagbo, the former president of Ivory Coast, is due to appear at the International Criminal Court in The Hague on Monday facing four charges over war crimes charges, including murder and rape.

    There is a sense of disbelief in his home country, that the leader who dominated politics for decades may never return home.

    Al Jazeera's Nazanine Moshiri reports from the commercial capital, Abidjan.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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