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Wednesday, March 11, 2015, Falgun 27, 1421 BS, Jamadi ul Awwal 19, 1436 Hijr


Ivory Coast's 'Iron Lady' Gbagbo jailed
Published : Wednesday, 11 March, 2015,  Time : 12:00 AM,  View Count : 10

ABIDJAN, Mar 10 : A court in Ivory Coast on Tuesday sentenced former first lady Simone Gbagbo to a 20-year prison term on charges of "undermining state security" during post-election violence in 2010-2011 that left nearly 3,000 dead.
The wife of former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo was also accused of "disturbing public order" and "organising armed gangs" after her husband and his supporters rejected results of the December 2010 presidential elections showing rival Alassane Ouattara had won the contest.    ?AFP

















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