12 Things You Didn’t Know About Simone Gbagbo

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Written by Keren Mikva

Simone Gbagbo, the former first lady of Côte d’Ivoire, has recently been thrust into the international spotlight under charges from the International Criminal Court (ICC) for crimes against humanity. The situation was further complicated when Côte d’Ivoire refused to turn her over, saying it will try her on similar charges in a domestic court. Here are 12 things you didn’t know about Simone Gbagbo, and the ongoing case.

Sources: Reuters.com, TVCNews.com, HRW.org, AllAfrica.com, AlJazeera.com, TheAtlantic.com, NewsTimeAfrica.com