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Acquittal of Laurent Gbagbo and Charles Blé Goudé from all charges by ICC Trial Chamber I

Acquittal of Laurent Gbagbo and Charles Blé Goudé from all charges by ICC Trial Chamber I

On 15 January 2019, Trial Chamber I of the ICC, by majority, acquitted Mr Laurent Gbagbo and Mr Charles Blé Goudé from all charges of crimes against humanity allegedly committed in Côte d’Ivoire in 2010 and 2011. As a consequence, the Chamber ordered their release.

 

Cf. ICC Press Release of 15 January 2019, https://www.icc-cpi.int/Pages/item.aspx?name=pr1427