The government of
Ivory Coast grants amnesty to former First Lady Simone Gbagbo a week after the Supreme Court of Ivory Coast overturned her acquittal for crimes against humanity.
Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara on Monday announced amnesties for around 800 people, including former first lady Simone Gbagbo who is currently behind bars, in the name of national reconciliation.
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The government of Ivory Coast grants amnesty to former First Lady Simone Gbagbo a week after the Supreme Court overturned her acquittal for crimes against humanity. 2018-08-07 13:30:17 (First version)
The government of Ivory Coast grants amnesty to former First Lady Simone Gbagbo a week after the Supreme Court o f I v o r y C o a s t overturned her acquittal for crimes against humanity. (Current version)
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