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Warrant Issued For Ivory Coast's Ex-First Lady

Fri, November 23, 2012 9:00am

Story by Steve Inskeep

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The International Criminal Court has issued an arrest warrant for the former first lady of the Ivory Coast. Simone Gbagbo is accused of committing crimes against humanity during the fighting that followed last year's election in Ivory Coast. Her husband, former President Laurent Gbagbo, is already in the custody of the ICC and is awaiting trial in the Hague.

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