ICC issues arrest warrant for Ivory Coast's ex-first lady

ABIDJAN Thu Nov 22, 2012 8:50am EST

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ABIDJAN Nov 22 (Reuters) - The International Criminal Court has issued an arrest warrant for Ivory Coast's former first lady Simone Gbagbo for alleged crimes against humanity committed during the West African nation's post-election crisis last year.

The warrant, seen by Reuters, alleges that she was "criminally responsible for murder, rape, other forms of sexual violence, other inhumane acts, and persecution".


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