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Lawyers again urge ICC to release ex-Ivory Coast president

Jan 17, 2019 - Associated Press

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - Defense lawyers are again appealing for the immediate release of former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo and an ex-government minister from detention at the International Criminal Court following their acquittal this week on charges of involvement in deadly post-election violence.

Thursday's filings are the latest salvo in legal wrangling between defense and prosecution lawyers over whether strict conditions should be imposed on Gbagbo and former youth min...