Wife of ex-Ivory Coast leader Gbagbo must face Hague trial: ICC

December 11, 2014 9:57 PM

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Wife of ex-Ivory Coast leader Gbagbo must face Hague trial: ICC

AMSTERDAM/ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Judges at the International Criminal Court on Thursday said Ivory Coast must hand over Simone Gbagbo, the wife of former president Laurent Gbagbo, to stand trial in The Hague on charges of crimes against humanity.

Laurent Gbagbo and an associate, Charles Ble Goude, are already in the ICC's detention center in the Netherlands, but Ivory Coast has refused to hand over Simone Gbagbo, saying it will try her on charges including genocide in a domestic court.

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