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Cote d'Ivoire: Rape Plagues Ivory Coast Long After Conflict's End
Two years since Ivory Coast's post-election violence came to an end, rape remains a problem throughout the country.
Wed May 22, 2013
HRW wants probe into I Coast militia boss
Human Rights Watch on Tuesday urged Ivory Coast authorities to carry out a "credible investigation" of a militia chief whom rights groups suspect of playing a key role in deadly post-election violence in 2011.
Sat May 18, 2013
Ivory Coast army arrests militia leader
A militia leader accused of grave crimes during Ivory Coast's 2010-11 postelection violence was taken into custody Saturday not far from the national park where his forces had been illegally occupying in the country's volatile western region, officials said.
Mon May 13, 2013
Voice of America
Ex-Combatants Face Uncertain Future Ivory Coast
Dosso Abou clears brush to support himself, his wife and their five children, Bouake, Ivory Coast, May 4, 2013.
Wed May 08, 2013
CBS 3 Springfield
Ivory Coast: Gbagbo fighters to return from Togo
About 200 fighters loyal to former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo will be repatriated from Togo after two years of exile following their country's 2010-11 postelection conflict, government spokesman Bruno Kone said.
Tue May 07, 2013
UN independent expert stresses need for justice to aid reconciliation in C te da Ivoire
"It is important that the authorities give clear signal on their willingness to assure equity of the justice machinery," said Doudou Diene, the UN Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Cote d'Ivoire, at the end of a visit to the country.
Mon May 06, 2013
SW Radio Africa
Tanonoka Joseph Whande - MDC's diplomatic offensive seeks personal not national safeguards
Slowly, African leaders are beginning to see the needlessness of wars and conflicts in their countries.
Long road for Ivorian justice
Ivory Coast has a ways to go before it makes a clean break from civil conflict that resurfaced in the wake of disputed 2010 elections, a rights official said.
Fri May 03, 2013
Analysis: A long road ahead for justice in Cote d'Ivoire
Wary of a backlash, Cte d'Ivoire's government has hesitated to charge its own supporters of crimes committed during the 2010-2011 poll violence, something that has raised doubts about its commitment to impartial justice, say analysts.
Thu May 02, 2013
Gbagbo's wife in hospital
Zambian Vice President Guy Scott says South Africa is backward in terms of development, despite the country being Africa's biggest economy, according to a report.
Ivory Coast's ICC-indicted former first lady in hospital
Ivory Coast's former first lady, wanted by the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity, was rushed to hospital on Thursday with an unspecified ailment, her lawyer and an official from her political party said.
Wed May 01, 2013
International Business Times
Africa's Lady Macbeth: Ivory Coast ex-President Laurent...
About 3,000 lives could have been spared and crimes against humanity charges withheld if former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo didn't listen to his wife, according to Kenya's former Prime Minister Raila Odinga.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Big News Network.com
U.N. Ivorian military officers smuggling cocoa warlord-style
"Warlord-style predatory economic activities" of ex-Ivory Coast rebel leaders integrated into the military include smuggling cocoa beans, a U.N. report said.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Inter Press Service
Ivorians Snub Government
A billboard in Abidjan's Cocody neighbourhood urges Ivoirians to refrain from defacing campaign materials.
WTHI-TV Terre Haute
Ivory Coast: We are "open" toa
Ivory Coast's justice minister says the government is open to investigating top security officials accused by United Nations experts of raking in millions of dollars through "warlord-style predatory economic activities." Gnenema Coulibaly said on Monday that the government would need to see proof, but that "the government cannot protect someone who ... (more)
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Cote d'Ivoire: UN Report Highlights Link Between Ruling Party and Cote d'Ivoire's Gbagbo
A report released by a United Nations commission this week said it has identified thousands of ammunition rounds produced in Sudan that were used by forces loyal to former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
UN panel: Ex-rebels now powerhouse in Ivory Coast
Rebels in Ivory Coast who helped bring President Alassane Ouattara to power are not only commanding the nation's armed forces but are raking in millions of dollars from illegal smuggling and a parallel taxation system, U.N. experts said in a report circulated Friday.
Report: Gbagbo apparently received aid from Sudan
A new report from a U.N. expert panel suggests former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo received substantial ammunition transfers from Sudan as he clung to power during postelection violence two years ago.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Lanny Davis, Stupider Than Himself?
Lanny Davis' stupidity knows no bounds. After being skewered in this strip, Davis is outraged that people would continue to highlight how morally bankrupt he is.