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Fatou Bensouda appointed head of Ethiopian conflict investigation team

Fatou Bensouda appointed head of Ethiopian conflict investigation team

The United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) has appointed former International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor Fatou Bensouda to lead a team to investigate alleged violations during the conflict in Ethiopia. The team will have two other international experts; Kenyan lawyer Kaari Betty Murungi and Steven Ratner of the United States. …

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Ivory coast: arrest warrant on Simone Gbagbo is lifted

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Ivorian ex-first lady Simone Ehivet Gbagbo has been acquitted by the International criminal court. The arrest warrant issued against her has been lifted. She was facing accusations of crimes against humanity committed during the country’s 2010-2011 post-election crisis, after her husband’s refusal to hand over power to Alassane Ouattara, who …

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