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Vol 61 No 12

Published 11th June 2020

Côte d'Ivoire

Affairs of state and of the heart

With the ruling party’s presidential candidate in Paris for cardiac checks, two leading oppositionists are allowed by the ICC to return home

Once again, the International Criminal Court is upending Ivorian politics. This time it's the Court's surprise decision on 29 May to lift its travel restrictions on former President Laurent Gbagbo and his ally Charles Blé Goudé as they await the outcome of the prosecution's appeal against their acquittal.

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