Ivory Coast's Gbagbo trial to begin at The Hague

Press/Media: Expert Comment


... 'However, the prosecutors have attracted criticism both from Ivorians and international lawyers. "So far the focus of the ICC has been on pro-Gbagbo supporters, and hasn't yet dealt with pro-Ouattara forces, who are [also] responsible for crimes," said Luke Moffett, a transitional justice expert at the Queen's University Belfast. ... "There is a danger at the ICC that a hierarchy of victimhood can arise that prioritises the suffering of victims of pro-Gbagbo forces as more important in receiving justice," Moffett explained.'

Period28 Jan 2016

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  • Gbagbo
  • International Criminal Court
  • Victims